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@@ -18,8 +18,9 @@ COMMANDS
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add::
Add the given repository as a submodule at the given path
- to the changeset to be committed next. In particular, the
- repository is cloned at the specified path, added to the
+ to the changeset to be committed next. If path is a valid
+ repository within the project, it is added as is. Otherwise,
+ repository is cloned at the specified path. path is added to the
changeset and registered in .gitmodules. If no path is
specified, the path is deduced from the repository specification.
If the repository url begins with ./ or ../, it is stored as