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-rw-r--r--Documentation/config.txt16
-rw-r--r--Documentation/core-tutorial.txt6
-rw-r--r--Documentation/cvs-migration.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-apply.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-blame.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-commit.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-cvsserver.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-daemon.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-diff-index.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-diff-tree.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-diff.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-fsck-objects.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-grep.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-merge-index.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-patch-id.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-read-tree.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-repo-config.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-reset.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-send-email.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-send-pack.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-sh-setup.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-tools.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-update-index.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/hooks.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/technical/pack-heuristics.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/tutorial-2.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/tutorial.txt8
28 files changed, 47 insertions, 47 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/config.txt b/Documentation/config.txt
index d1a4bec..cd56afd 100644
--- a/Documentation/config.txt
+++ b/Documentation/config.txt
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@ CONFIGURATION FILE
------------------
The git configuration file contains a number of variables that affect
-the git commands behaviour. They can be used by both the git plumbing
+the git commands behavior. They can be used by both the git plumbing
and the porcelains. The variables are divided to sections, where
in the fully qualified variable name the variable itself is the last
dot-separated segment and the section name is everything before the last
@@ -53,7 +53,7 @@ core.gitProxy::
may be set multiple times and is matched in the given order;
the first match wins.
- Can be overriden by the 'GIT_PROXY_COMMAND' environment variable
+ Can be overridden by the 'GIT_PROXY_COMMAND' environment variable
(which always applies universally, without the special "for"
handling).
@@ -115,12 +115,12 @@ http.sslCert::
http.sslKey::
File containing the SSL private key when fetching or pushing
- over HTTPS. Can be overriden by the 'GIT_SSL_KEY' environment
+ over HTTPS. Can be overridden by the 'GIT_SSL_KEY' environment
variable.
http.sslCAInfo::
File containing the certificates to verify the peer with when
- fetching or pushing over HTTPS. Can be overriden by the
+ fetching or pushing over HTTPS. Can be overridden by the
'GIT_SSL_CAINFO' environment variable.
http.sslCAPath::
@@ -129,13 +129,13 @@ http.sslCAPath::
by the 'GIT_SSL_CAPATH' environment variable.
http.maxRequests::
- How many HTTP requests to launch in parallel. Can be overriden
+ How many HTTP requests to launch in parallel. Can be overridden
by the 'GIT_HTTP_MAX_REQUESTS' environment variable. Default is 5.
http.lowSpeedLimit, http.lowSpeedTime::
If the HTTP transfer speed is less than 'http.lowSpeedLimit'
for longer than 'http.lowSpeedTime' seconds, the transfer is aborted.
- Can be overriden by the 'GIT_HTTP_LOW_SPEED_LIMIT' and
+ Can be overridden by the 'GIT_HTTP_LOW_SPEED_LIMIT' and
'GIT_HTTP_LOW_SPEED_TIME' environment variables.
i18n.commitEncoding::
@@ -166,12 +166,12 @@ showbranch.default::
user.email::
Your email address to be recorded in any newly created commits.
- Can be overriden by the 'GIT_AUTHOR_EMAIL' and 'GIT_COMMITTER_EMAIL'
+ Can be overridden by the 'GIT_AUTHOR_EMAIL' and 'GIT_COMMITTER_EMAIL'
environment variables. See gitlink:git-commit-tree[1].
user.name::
Your full name to be recorded in any newly created commits.
- Can be overriden by the 'GIT_AUTHOR_NAME' and 'GIT_COMMITTER_NAME'
+ Can be overridden by the 'GIT_AUTHOR_NAME' and 'GIT_COMMITTER_NAME'
environment variables. See gitlink:git-commit-tree[1].
whatchanged.difftree::
diff --git a/Documentation/core-tutorial.txt b/Documentation/core-tutorial.txt
index 5a831ad..1185897 100644
--- a/Documentation/core-tutorial.txt
+++ b/Documentation/core-tutorial.txt
@@ -184,7 +184,7 @@ $ git-cat-file -t 557db03de997c86a4a028e1ebd3a1ceb225be238
----------------
where the `-t` tells `git-cat-file` to tell you what the "type" of the
-object is. git will tell you that you have a "blob" object (ie just a
+object is. git will tell you that you have a "blob" object (i.e., just a
regular file), and you can see the contents with
----------------
@@ -619,7 +619,7 @@ $ git tag -s <tagname>
----------------
which will sign the current `HEAD` (but you can also give it another
-argument that specifies the thing to tag, ie you could have tagged the
+argument that specifies the thing to tag, i.e., you could have tagged the
current `mybranch` point by using `git tag <tagname> mybranch`).
You normally only do signed tags for major releases or things
@@ -1097,7 +1097,7 @@ commit object by downloading from `repo.git/objects/xx/xxx\...`
using the object name of that commit object. Then it reads the
commit object to find out its parent commits and the associate
tree object; it repeats this process until it gets all the
-necessary objects. Because of this behaviour, they are
+necessary objects. Because of this behavior, they are
sometimes also called 'commit walkers'.
+
The 'commit walkers' are sometimes also called 'dumb
diff --git a/Documentation/cvs-migration.txt b/Documentation/cvs-migration.txt
index fa94efd..826d089 100644
--- a/Documentation/cvs-migration.txt
+++ b/Documentation/cvs-migration.txt
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
git for CVS users
=================
-So you're a CVS user. That's ok, it's a treatable condition. The job of
+So you're a CVS user. That's OK, it's a treatable condition. The job of
this document is to put you on the road to recovery, by helping you
convert an existing cvs repository to git, and by showing you how to use a
git repository in a cvs-like fashion.
@@ -159,7 +159,7 @@ other than `master`.
[NOTE]
============
-Because of this behaviour, if the shared repository and the developer's
+Because of this behavior, if the shared repository and the developer's
repository both have branches named `origin`, then a push like the above
attempts to update the `origin` branch in the shared repository from the
developer's `origin` branch. The results may be unexpected, so it's
diff --git a/Documentation/git-apply.txt b/Documentation/git-apply.txt
index e93ea1f..9cc7c74 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-apply.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-apply.txt
@@ -113,7 +113,7 @@ OPTIONS
When `git-apply` is used for statistics and not applying a
patch, it defaults to `nowarn`.
You can use different `<option>` to control this
- behaviour:
+ behavior:
+
* `nowarn` turns off the trailing whitespace warning.
* `warn` outputs warnings for a few such errors, but applies the
diff --git a/Documentation/git-blame.txt b/Documentation/git-blame.txt
index 5189878..0a1fa00 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-blame.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-blame.txt
@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@ which introduced the line. Start annotation from the given revision.
OPTIONS
-------
--c, --compability::
+-c, --compatibility::
Use the same output mode as git-annotate (Default: off).
-l, --long::
diff --git a/Documentation/git-commit.txt b/Documentation/git-commit.txt
index 38df59c..0fe66f2 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-commit.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-commit.txt
@@ -98,7 +98,7 @@ but can be used to amend a merge commit.
Instead of committing only the files specified on the
command line, update them in the index file and then
commit the whole index. This is the traditional
- behaviour.
+ behavior.
-o|--only::
Commit only the files specified on the command line.
diff --git a/Documentation/git-cvsserver.txt b/Documentation/git-cvsserver.txt
index 4dc13c3..952635d 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-cvsserver.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-cvsserver.txt
@@ -94,7 +94,7 @@ To get a checkout with the Eclipse CVS client:
4. Pick 'HEAD' when it asks what branch/tag to check out. Untick the
"launch commit wizard" to avoid committing the .project file.
-Protocol notes: If you are using anonymous acces via pserver, just select that.
+Protocol notes: If you are using anonymous access via pserver, just select that.
Those using SSH access should choose the 'ext' protocol, and configure 'ext'
access on the Preferences->Team->CVS->ExtConnection pane. Set CVS_SERVER to
'git-cvsserver'. Not that password support is not good when using 'ext',
diff --git a/Documentation/git-daemon.txt b/Documentation/git-daemon.txt
index 924a676..4c357da 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-daemon.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-daemon.txt
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ aka 9418. It waits for a connection, and will just execute "git-upload-pack"
when it gets one.
It's careful in that there's a magic request-line that gives the command and
-what directory to upload, and it verifies that the directory is ok.
+what directory to upload, and it verifies that the directory is OK.
It verifies that the directory has the magic file "git-daemon-export-ok", and
it will refuse to export any git directory that hasn't explicitly been marked
@@ -28,7 +28,7 @@ for export this way (unless the '--export-all' parameter is specified). If you
pass some directory paths as 'git-daemon' arguments, you can further restrict
the offers to a whitelist comprising of those.
-This is ideally suited for read-only updates, ie pulling from git repositories.
+This is ideally suited for read-only updates, i.e., pulling from git repositories.
OPTIONS
-------
diff --git a/Documentation/git-diff-index.txt b/Documentation/git-diff-index.txt
index 5d2096a..9cd43f1 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-diff-index.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-diff-index.txt
@@ -101,7 +101,7 @@ have not actually done a "git-update-index" on it yet - there is no
torvalds@ppc970:~/v2.6/linux> git-diff-index HEAD
*100644->100664 blob 7476bb......->000000...... kernel/sched.c
-ie it shows that the tree has changed, and that `kernel/sched.c` has is
+i.e., it shows that the tree has changed, and that `kernel/sched.c` has is
not up-to-date and may contain new stuff. The all-zero sha1 means that to
get the real diff, you need to look at the object in the working directory
directly rather than do an object-to-object diff.
diff --git a/Documentation/git-diff-tree.txt b/Documentation/git-diff-tree.txt
index 906830d..f7e8ff2 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-diff-tree.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-diff-tree.txt
@@ -32,7 +32,7 @@ include::diff-options.txt[]
<path>...::
If provided, the results are limited to a subset of files
matching one of these prefix strings.
- ie file matches `/^<pattern1>|<pattern2>|.../`
+ i.e., file matches `/^<pattern1>|<pattern2>|.../`
Note that this parameter does not provide any wildcard or regexp
features.
@@ -54,7 +54,7 @@ include::diff-options.txt[]
+
When a single commit is given on one line of such input, it compares
the commit with its parents. The following flags further affects its
-behaviour. This does not apply to the case where two <tree-ish>
+behavior. This does not apply to the case where two <tree-ish>
separated with a single space are given.
-m::
diff --git a/Documentation/git-diff.txt b/Documentation/git-diff.txt
index 7267bcd..7ab2080 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-diff.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-diff.txt
@@ -85,7 +85,7 @@ $ git diff arch/i386 include/asm-i386 <3>
nor deletion.
<2> show only names and the nature of change, but not actual
diff output. --name-status disables usual patch generation
-which in turn also disables recursive behaviour, so without -r
+which in turn also disables recursive behavior, so without -r
you would only see the directory name if there is a change in a
file in a subdirectory.
<3> limit diff output to named subtrees.
diff --git a/Documentation/git-fsck-objects.txt b/Documentation/git-fsck-objects.txt
index 93ce9dc..d0af99d 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-fsck-objects.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-fsck-objects.txt
@@ -71,7 +71,7 @@ sorted properly etc), but on the whole if "git-fsck-objects" is happy, you
do have a valid tree.
Any corrupt objects you will have to find in backups or other archives
-(ie you can just remove them and do an "rsync" with some other site in
+(i.e., you can just remove them and do an "rsync" with some other site in
the hopes that somebody else has the object you have corrupted).
Of course, "valid tree" doesn't mean that it wasn't generated by some
diff --git a/Documentation/git-grep.txt b/Documentation/git-grep.txt
index 74102b7..7b810df 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-grep.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-grep.txt
@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@ OPTIONS
-------
--cached::
Instead of searching in the working tree files, check
- the blobs registerd in the index file.
+ the blobs registered in the index file.
-a | --text::
Process binary files as if they were text.
@@ -65,7 +65,7 @@ OPTIONS
-[ABC] <context>::
Show `context` trailing (`A` -- after), or leading (`B`
-- before), or both (`C` -- context) lines, and place a
- line containing `--` between continguous groups of
+ line containing `--` between contiguous groups of
matches.
-f <file>::
diff --git a/Documentation/git-merge-index.txt b/Documentation/git-merge-index.txt
index 332e023..6cd0601 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-merge-index.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-merge-index.txt
@@ -69,7 +69,7 @@ or
fatal: merge program failed
where the latter example shows how "git-merge-index" will stop trying to
-merge once anything has returned an error (ie "cat" returned an error
+merge once anything has returned an error (i.e., "cat" returned an error
for the AA file, because it didn't exist in the original, and thus
"git-merge-index" didn't even try to merge the MM thing).
diff --git a/Documentation/git-patch-id.txt b/Documentation/git-patch-id.txt
index 723b8cc..5389097 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-patch-id.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-patch-id.txt
@@ -13,7 +13,7 @@ DESCRIPTION
-----------
A "patch ID" is nothing but a SHA1 of the diff associated with a patch, with
whitespace and line numbers ignored. As such, it's "reasonably stable", but at
-the same time also reasonably unique, ie two patches that have the same "patch
+the same time also reasonably unique, i.e., two patches that have the same "patch
ID" are almost guaranteed to be the same thing.
IOW, you can use this thing to look for likely duplicate commits.
diff --git a/Documentation/git-read-tree.txt b/Documentation/git-read-tree.txt
index 844cfda..02c7e99 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-read-tree.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-read-tree.txt
@@ -205,7 +205,7 @@ The `git-write-tree` command refuses to write a nonsensical tree, and it
will complain about unmerged entries if it sees a single entry that is not
stage 0.
-Ok, this all sounds like a collection of totally nonsensical rules,
+OK, this all sounds like a collection of totally nonsensical rules,
but it's actually exactly what you want in order to do a fast
merge. The different stages represent the "result tree" (stage 0, aka
"merged"), the original tree (stage 1, aka "orig"), and the two trees
@@ -226,7 +226,7 @@ populated. Here is an outline of how the algorithm works:
- the index file saves and restores with all this information, so you
can merge things incrementally, but as long as it has entries in
- stages 1/2/3 (ie "unmerged entries") you can't write the result. So
+ stages 1/2/3 (i.e., "unmerged entries") you can't write the result. So
now the merge algorithm ends up being really simple:
* you walk the index in order, and ignore all entries of stage 0,
diff --git a/Documentation/git-repo-config.txt b/Documentation/git-repo-config.txt
index 660c18f..d5142e0 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-repo-config.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-repo-config.txt
@@ -49,7 +49,7 @@ OPTIONS
-------
--replace-all::
- Default behaviour is to replace at most one line. This replaces
+ Default behavior is to replace at most one line. This replaces
all lines matching the key (and optionally the value_regex).
--get::
diff --git a/Documentation/git-reset.txt b/Documentation/git-reset.txt
index b27399d..73a0ffc 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-reset.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-reset.txt
@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@ gitlink:git-revert[1] is your friend.
OPTIONS
-------
--mixed::
- Resets the index but not the working tree (ie, the changed files
+ Resets the index but not the working tree (i.e., the changed files
are preserved but not marked for commit) and reports what has not
been updated. This is the default action.
diff --git a/Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt b/Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt
index ab896fc..c4b0ff5 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt
@@ -13,7 +13,7 @@ SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
-----------
-Many git Porcelainish commands take mixture of flags
+Many git porcelainish commands take mixture of flags
(i.e. parameters that begin with a dash '-') and parameters
meant for underlying `git-rev-list` command they use internally
and flags and parameters for other commands they use as the
@@ -91,7 +91,7 @@ OPTIONS
--short, --short=number::
Instead of outputting the full SHA1 values of object names try to
- abbriviate them to a shorter unique name. When no length is specified
+ abbreviate them to a shorter unique name. When no length is specified
7 is used. The minimum length is 4.
--since=datestring, --after=datestring::
diff --git a/Documentation/git-send-email.txt b/Documentation/git-send-email.txt
index 8c58685..ad1b9cf 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-send-email.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-send-email.txt
@@ -52,7 +52,7 @@ The options available are:
is not set, this will be prompted for.
--no-signed-off-by-cc::
- Do not add emails foudn in Signed-off-by: lines to the cc list.
+ Do not add emails found in Signed-off-by: lines to the cc list.
--quiet::
Make git-send-email less verbose. One line per email should be
diff --git a/Documentation/git-send-pack.txt b/Documentation/git-send-pack.txt
index 08e0705..9e67f17 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-send-pack.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-send-pack.txt
@@ -53,7 +53,7 @@ Specifying the Refs
There are three ways to specify which refs to update on the
remote end.
-With '--all' flag, all refs that exist locally are transfered to
+With '--all' flag, all refs that exist locally are transferred to
the remote side. You cannot specify any '<ref>' if you use
this flag.
diff --git a/Documentation/git-sh-setup.txt b/Documentation/git-sh-setup.txt
index 6742c9b..79217d8 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-sh-setup.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-sh-setup.txt
@@ -13,7 +13,7 @@ DESCRIPTION
-----------
Sets up the normal git environment variables and a few helper functions
-(currently just "die()"), and returns ok if it all looks like a git archive.
+(currently just "die()"), and returns OK if it all looks like a git archive.
So, to make the rest of the git scripts more careful and readable,
use it as follows:
diff --git a/Documentation/git-tools.txt b/Documentation/git-tools.txt
index 00e57a6..d79523f 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-tools.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-tools.txt
@@ -12,7 +12,7 @@ This document presents a brief summary of each tool and the corresponding
link.
-Alternative/Augmentative Procelains
+Alternative/Augmentative Porcelains
-----------------------------------
- *Cogito* (http://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/cogito/)
diff --git a/Documentation/git-update-index.txt b/Documentation/git-update-index.txt
index d043e86..3ae6e74 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-update-index.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-update-index.txt
@@ -40,7 +40,7 @@ OPTIONS
--remove::
If a specified file is in the index but is missing then it's
removed.
- Default behaviour is to ignore removed file.
+ Default behavior is to ignore removed file.
--refresh::
Looks at the current index and checks to see if merges or
diff --git a/Documentation/hooks.txt b/Documentation/hooks.txt
index 3824a95..e3dde39 100644
--- a/Documentation/hooks.txt
+++ b/Documentation/hooks.txt
@@ -100,7 +100,7 @@ update
This hook is invoked by `git-receive-pack` on the remote repository,
which is happens when a `git push` is done on a local repository.
Just before updating the ref on the remote repository, the update hook
-is invoked. It's exit status determins the success or failure of
+is invoked. It's exit status determines the success or failure of
the ref update.
The hook executes once for each ref to be updated, and takes
@@ -151,7 +151,7 @@ so it is a poor place to do log old..new.
The default post-update hook, when enabled, runs
`git-update-server-info` to keep the information used by dumb
-transports (eg, http) up-to-date. If you are publishing
+transports (e.g., http) up-to-date. If you are publishing
a git repository that is accessible via http, you should
probably enable this hook.
diff --git a/Documentation/technical/pack-heuristics.txt b/Documentation/technical/pack-heuristics.txt
index eaab3ee..9aadd5c 100644
--- a/Documentation/technical/pack-heuristics.txt
+++ b/Documentation/technical/pack-heuristics.txt
@@ -288,7 +288,7 @@ And of course there is the "Other Shoe" Factor too.
- we actively try to generate deltas from a larger object to a
smaller one
- this means that the top-of-tree very seldom has deltas
- (ie deltas in _practice_ are "backwards deltas")
+ (i.e. deltas in _practice_ are "backwards deltas")
Again, we should reread that whole paragraph. Not just because
Linus has slipped Linus's Law in there on us, but because it is
diff --git a/Documentation/tutorial-2.txt b/Documentation/tutorial-2.txt
index 9c9500c..82c6922 100644
--- a/Documentation/tutorial-2.txt
+++ b/Documentation/tutorial-2.txt
@@ -49,7 +49,7 @@ tree
A tree can refer to one or more "blob" objects, each corresponding to
a file. In addition, a tree can also refer to other tree objects,
-thus creating a directory heirarchy. You can examine the contents of
+thus creating a directory hierarchy. You can examine the contents of
any tree using ls-tree (remember that a long enough initial portion
of the SHA1 will also work):
diff --git a/Documentation/tutorial.txt b/Documentation/tutorial.txt
index 039a859..db56312 100644
--- a/Documentation/tutorial.txt
+++ b/Documentation/tutorial.txt
@@ -194,7 +194,7 @@ $ git clone /home/alice/project myrepo
This creates a new directory "myrepo" containing a clone of Alice's
repository. The clone is on an equal footing with the original
-project, posessing its own copy of the original project's history.
+project, possessing its own copy of the original project's history.
Bob then makes some changes and commits them:
@@ -240,7 +240,7 @@ $ git log -p master..bob-incoming
shows a list of all the changes that Bob made since he branched from
Alice's master branch.
-After examing those changes, and possibly fixing things, Alice can
+After examining those changes, and possibly fixing things, Alice can
pull the changes into her master branch:
-------------------------------------
@@ -374,7 +374,7 @@ project, so
$ git grep "hello" v2.5
-------------------------------------
-searches for all occurences of "hello" in v2.5.
+searches for all occurrences of "hello" in v2.5.
If you leave out the commit name, git grep will search any of the
files it manages in your current directory. So
@@ -482,6 +482,6 @@ digressions that may be interesting at this point are:
smart enough to perform a close-to-optimal search even in the
case of complex non-linear history with lots of merged branches.
- * link:everyday.html[Everday GIT with 20 Commands Or So]
+ * link:everyday.html[Everyday GIT with 20 Commands Or So]
* link:cvs-migration.html[git for CVS users].