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diff --git a/Documentation/git-add.txt b/Documentation/git-add.txt
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@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ git-add - Add files to the index file.
SYNOPSIS
--------
-'git-add' [-n] [-v] <file>...
+'git-add' [-n] [-v] [--] <file>...
DESCRIPTION
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@@ -26,6 +26,11 @@ OPTIONS
-v::
Be verbose.
+--::
+ This option can be used to separate command-line options from
+ the list of files, (useful when filenames might be mistaken
+ for command-line options).
+
DISCUSSION
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