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diff --git a/Documentation/git-submodule.txt b/Documentation/git-submodule.txt
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@@ -120,6 +120,8 @@ too (and can also report changes to a submodule's work tree).
Initialize the submodules, i.e. register each submodule name
and url found in .gitmodules into .git/config.
+ It will also copy the value of `submodule.$name.update` into
+ .git/config.
The key used in .git/config is `submodule.$name.url`.
This command does not alter existing information in .git/config.
You can then customize the submodule clone URLs in .git/config
@@ -133,7 +135,7 @@ update::
checkout the commit specified in the index of the containing repository.
This will make the submodules HEAD be detached unless `--rebase` or
`--merge` is specified or the key `submodule.$name.update` is set to
- `rebase` or `merge`.
+ `rebase`, `merge` or `none`.
If the submodule is not yet initialized, and you just want to use the
setting as stored in .gitmodules, you can automatically initialize the
@@ -141,6 +143,10 @@ submodule with the `--init` option.
If `--recursive` is specified, this command will recurse into the
registered submodules, and update any nested submodules within.
+If the configuration key `submodule.$name.update` is set to `none` the
+submodule with name `$name` will not be updated by default. This can be
+overriden by adding `--checkout` to the command.
Show commit summary between the given commit (defaults to HEAD) and