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-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-submodule.txt7
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-submodule.txt b/Documentation/git-submodule.txt
index 55bbc4f..b81c830 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-submodule.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-submodule.txt
@@ -11,7 +11,7 @@ SYNOPSIS
[verse]
'git submodule' [--quiet] add [-b branch]
[--reference <repository>] [--] <repository> <path>
-'git submodule' [--quiet] status [--cached] [--] [<path>...]
+'git submodule' [--quiet] status [--cached] [--recursive] [--] [<path>...]
'git submodule' [--quiet] init [--] [<path>...]
'git submodule' [--quiet] update [--init] [-N|--no-fetch] [--rebase]
[--reference <repository>] [--merge] [--recursive] [--] [<path>...]
@@ -100,6 +100,9 @@ status::
initialized and `+` if the currently checked out submodule commit
does not match the SHA-1 found in the index of the containing
repository. This command is the default command for 'git-submodule'.
++
+If '--recursive' is specified, this command will recurse into nested
+submodules, and show their status as well.
init::
Initialize the submodules, i.e. register each submodule name
@@ -216,7 +219,7 @@ OPTIONS
for linkgit:git-clone[1]'s --reference and --shared options carefully.
--recursive::
- This option is only valid for foreach and update commands.
+ This option is only valid for foreach, update and status commands.
Traverse submodules recursively. The operation is performed not
only in the submodules of the current repo, but also
in any nested submodules inside those submodules (and so on).