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environment variable. If no path is given 'git' will print
the current setting and then exit.
-CORE GIT COMMANDS
------------------
-Before reading this cover to cover, you may want to take a look
-at the link:tutorial.html[tutorial] document. If you are
-migrating from CVS, link:cvs-migration.html[cvs migration]
-document may be helpful after you finish the tutorial.
-
-The <<Discussion>> section below contains much useful definition
-and clarification info - read that first. After that, if you
-are interested in using git to manage (version control)
+
+NOT LEARNING CORE GIT COMMANDS
+------------------------------
+
+This manual is intended to give complete background information
+and internal workings of git, which may be too much for most
+people. The <<Discussion>> section below contains much useful
+definition and clarification - read that first.
+
+If you are interested in using git to manage (version control)
projects, use link:everyday.html[Everyday GIT] as a guide to the
minimum set of commands you need to know for day-to-day work.
+Most likely, that will get you started, and you can go a long
+way without knowing the low level details too much.
+
+The link:tutorial.html[tutorial] document covers how things
+internally work.
+
+If you are migrating from CVS, link:cvs-migration.html[cvs
+migration] document may be helpful after you finish the
+tutorial.
After you get the general feel from the tutorial and this
overview page, you may want to take a look at the
link:howto-index.html[howto] documents.
+
+CORE GIT COMMANDS
+-----------------
+
If you are writing your own Porcelain, you need to be familiar
with most of the low level commands --- I suggest starting from
gitlink:git-update-index[1] and gitlink:git-read-tree[1].
-David Greaves <david@dgreaves.com>
-08/05/05
-
-Updated by Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net> on 2005-05-05 and
-further on 2005-12-07 to reflect recent changes.
-
Commands Overview
-----------------
The git commands can helpfully be split into those that manipulate
@@ -582,14 +589,16 @@ include::../README[]
Authors
-------
- git's founding father is Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>.
- The current git nurse is Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>.
- The git potty was written by Andres Ericsson <ae@op5.se>.
- General upbringing is handled by the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.
+* git's founding father is Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>.
+* The current git nurse is Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>.
+* The git potty was written by Andres Ericsson <ae@op5.se>.
+* General upbringing is handled by the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.
Documentation
--------------
-Documentation by David Greaves, Junio C Hamano and the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.
+The documentation for git suite was started by David Greaves
+<david@dgreaves.com>, and later enhanced greatly by the
+contributors on the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.
GIT
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