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@@ -99,11 +99,11 @@ locate the submodule using the relative URL in .gitmodules.
status::
Show the status of the submodules. This will print the SHA-1 of the
currently checked out commit for each submodule, along with the
- submodule path and the output of 'git-describe' for the
+ submodule path and the output of 'git describe' for the
SHA-1. Each SHA-1 will be prefixed with `-` if the submodule is not
initialized and `+` if the currently checked out submodule commit
does not match the SHA-1 found in the index of the containing
- repository. This command is the default command for 'git-submodule'.
+ repository. This command is the default command for 'git submodule'.
+
If '--recursive' is specified, this command will recurse into nested
submodules, and show their status as well.