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diff --git a/Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt b/Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt
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--- a/Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt
@@ -50,6 +50,10 @@ Options for --parseopt
the first non-option argument. This can be used to parse sub-commands
that take options themselves.
+ Only meaningful in `--parseopt` mode. Output the options in their
+ long form if available, and with their arguments stuck.
Options for Filtering
@@ -285,7 +289,9 @@ Each line of options has this format:
`<flags>` are of `*`, `=`, `?` or `!`.
* Use `=` if the option takes an argument.
- * Use `?` to mean that the option is optional (though its use is discouraged).
+ * Use `?` to mean that the option takes an optional argument. You
+ probably want to use the `--stuck-long` mode to be able to
+ unambiguously parse the optional argument.
* Use `*` to mean that this option should not be listed in the usage
generated for the `-h` argument. It's shown for `--help-all` as