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diff --git a/Documentation/git-submodule.txt b/Documentation/git-submodule.txt
index 326136a..55bbc4f 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-submodule.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-submodule.txt
@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@ SYNOPSIS
'git submodule' [--quiet] status [--cached] [--] [<path>...]
'git submodule' [--quiet] init [--] [<path>...]
'git submodule' [--quiet] update [--init] [-N|--no-fetch] [--rebase]
- [--reference <repository>] [--merge] [--] [<path>...]
+ [--reference <repository>] [--merge] [--recursive] [--] [<path>...]
'git submodule' [--quiet] summary [--cached] [--summary-limit <n>] [commit] [--] [<path>...]
'git submodule' [--quiet] foreach [--recursive] <command>
'git submodule' [--quiet] sync [--] [<path>...]
@@ -122,6 +122,9 @@ update::
If the submodule is not yet initialized, and you just want to use the
setting as stored in .gitmodules, you can automatically initialize the
submodule with the --init option.
++
+If '--recursive' is specified, this command will recurse into the
+registered submodules, and update any nested submodules within.
summary::
Show commit summary between the given commit (defaults to HEAD) and
@@ -213,7 +216,7 @@ OPTIONS
for linkgit:git-clone[1]'s --reference and --shared options carefully.
--recursive::
- This option is only valid for the foreach command.
+ This option is only valid for foreach and update commands.
Traverse submodules recursively. The operation is performed not
only in the submodules of the current repo, but also
in any nested submodules inside those submodules (and so on).