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diff --git a/Documentation/git-fast-import.txt b/Documentation/git-fast-import.txt
index eb0c8c4..1644b90 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-fast-import.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-fast-import.txt
@@ -312,7 +312,7 @@ change to the project.
('from' SP <committish> LF)?
('merge' SP <committish> LF)?
(filemodify | filedelete | filecopy | filerename | filedeleteall)*
- LF
+ LF?
....
where `<ref>` is the name of the branch to make the commit on.
@@ -343,6 +343,8 @@ all `filemodify`, `filecopy` and `filerename` commands in the same
commit, as `filedeleteall`
wipes the branch clean (see below).
+The `LF` after the command is optional (it used to be required).
+
`author`
^^^^^^^^
An `author` command may optionally appear, if the author information
@@ -654,12 +656,14 @@ branch from an existing commit without creating a new commit.
....
'reset' SP <ref> LF
('from' SP <committish> LF)?
- LF
+ LF?
....
For a detailed description of `<ref>` and `<committish>` see above
under `commit` and `from`.
+The `LF` after the command is optional (it used to be required).
+
The `reset` command can also be used to create lightweight
(non-annotated) tags. For example:
@@ -750,7 +754,7 @@ save out all current branch refs, tags and marks.
....
'checkpoint' LF
- LF
+ LF?
....
Note that fast-import automatically switches packfiles when the current
@@ -769,6 +773,7 @@ process access to a branch. However given that a 30 GiB Subversion
repository can be loaded into Git through fast-import in about 3 hours,
explicit checkpointing may not be necessary.
+The `LF` after the command is optional (it used to be required).
Tips and Tricks
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