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@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ git-write-tree - Creates a tree object from the current index
SYNOPSIS
--------
-'git-write-tree' [--missing-ok]
+'git-write-tree' [--missing-ok] [--prefix=<prefix>/]
DESCRIPTION
-----------
@@ -30,6 +30,12 @@ OPTIONS
directory exist in the object database. This option disables this
check.
+--prefix=<prefix>/::
+ Writes a tree object that represents a subdirectory
+ `<prefix>`. This can be used to write the tree object
+ for a subproject that is in the named subdirectory.
+
+
Author
------
Written by Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>