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diff --git a/Documentation/git-commit.txt b/Documentation/git-commit.txt
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--- a/Documentation/git-commit.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-commit.txt
@@ -29,7 +29,8 @@ The content to be added can be specified in several ways:
3. by listing files as arguments to the 'commit' command, in which
case the commit will ignore changes staged in the index, and instead
- record the current content of the listed files;
+ record the current content of the listed files (which must already
+ be known to git);
4. by using the -a switch with the 'commit' command to automatically
"add" changes from all known files (i.e. all files that are already