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-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-format-patch.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-log.txt8
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-push.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-shortlog.txt6
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-submodule.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/gitk.txt2
6 files changed, 12 insertions, 12 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/git-format-patch.txt b/Documentation/git-format-patch.txt
index 6cbe462..b41e132 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-format-patch.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-format-patch.txt
@@ -47,7 +47,7 @@ There are two ways to specify which commits to operate on.
The first rule takes precedence in the case of a single <commit>. To
apply the second rule, i.e., format everything since the beginning of
-history up until <commit>, use the '\--root' option: `git format-patch
+history up until <commit>, use the `--root` option: `git format-patch
--root <commit>`. If you want to format only <commit> itself, you
can do this with `git format-patch -1 <commit>`.
diff --git a/Documentation/git-log.txt b/Documentation/git-log.txt
index 5437f8b..90761f1 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-log.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-log.txt
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ git-log - Show commit logs
SYNOPSIS
--------
[verse]
-'git log' [<options>] [<revision range>] [[\--] <path>...]
+'git log' [<options>] [<revision range>] [[--] <path>...]
DESCRIPTION
-----------
@@ -90,13 +90,13 @@ include::line-range-format.txt[]
ways to spell <revision range>, see the 'Specifying Ranges'
section of linkgit:gitrevisions[7].
-[\--] <path>...::
+[--] <path>...::
Show only commits that are enough to explain how the files
that match the specified paths came to be. See 'History
Simplification' below for details and other simplification
modes.
+
-Paths may need to be prefixed with ``\-- '' to separate them from
+Paths may need to be prefixed with `--` to separate them from
options or the revision range, when confusion arises.
include::rev-list-options.txt[]
@@ -125,7 +125,7 @@ EXAMPLES
`git log --since="2 weeks ago" -- gitk`::
Show the changes during the last two weeks to the file 'gitk'.
- The ``--'' is necessary to avoid confusion with the *branch* named
+ The `--` is necessary to avoid confusion with the *branch* named
'gitk'
`git log --name-status release..test`::
diff --git a/Documentation/git-push.txt b/Documentation/git-push.txt
index 5b08302..34410f9 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-push.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-push.txt
@@ -300,7 +300,7 @@ origin +master` to force a push to the `master` branch). See the
These options are passed to linkgit:git-send-pack[1]. A thin transfer
significantly reduces the amount of sent data when the sender and
receiver share many of the same objects in common. The default is
- \--thin.
+ `--thin`.
-q::
--quiet::
diff --git a/Documentation/git-shortlog.txt b/Documentation/git-shortlog.txt
index 5e35ea1..bc80905 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-shortlog.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-shortlog.txt
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ git-shortlog - Summarize 'git log' output
SYNOPSIS
--------
[verse]
-'git shortlog' [<options>] [<revision range>] [[\--] <path>...]
+'git shortlog' [<options>] [<revision range>] [[--] <path>...]
git log --pretty=short | 'git shortlog' [<options>]
DESCRIPTION
@@ -69,11 +69,11 @@ them.
ways to spell <revision range>, see the "Specifying Ranges"
section of linkgit:gitrevisions[7].
-[\--] <path>...::
+[--] <path>...::
Consider only commits that are enough to explain how the files
that match the specified paths came to be.
+
-Paths may need to be prefixed with "\-- " to separate them from
+Paths may need to be prefixed with `--` to separate them from
options or the revision range, when confusion arises.
MAPPING AUTHORS
diff --git a/Documentation/git-submodule.txt b/Documentation/git-submodule.txt
index 71c5618..630999f 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-submodule.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-submodule.txt
@@ -213,8 +213,8 @@ sync [--recursive] [--] [<path>...]::
submodule URLs change upstream and you need to update your local
repositories accordingly.
+
-"git submodule sync" synchronizes all submodules while
-"git submodule sync \-- A" synchronizes submodule "A" only.
+`git submodule sync` synchronizes all submodules while
+`git submodule sync -- A` synchronizes submodule "A" only.
+
If `--recursive` is specified, this command will recurse into the
registered submodules, and sync any nested submodules within.
diff --git a/Documentation/gitk.txt b/Documentation/gitk.txt
index ca96c28..244cd01 100644
--- a/Documentation/gitk.txt
+++ b/Documentation/gitk.txt
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ gitk - The Git repository browser
SYNOPSIS
--------
[verse]
-'gitk' [<options>] [<revision range>] [\--] [<path>...]
+'gitk' [<options>] [<revision range>] [--] [<path>...]
DESCRIPTION
-----------