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-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-apply.txt8
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/git-apply.txt b/Documentation/git-apply.txt
index 63fce53..3cd3179 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-apply.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-apply.txt
@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@ SYNOPSIS
[--allow-binary-replacement | --binary] [--reject] [-z]
[-pNUM] [-CNUM] [--inaccurate-eof] [--cached]
[--whitespace=<nowarn|warn|fix|error|error-all>]
- [--exclude=PATH] [--root=<root>] [--verbose] [<patch>...]
+ [--exclude=PATH] [--directory=<root>] [--verbose] [<patch>...]
DESCRIPTION
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@@ -177,9 +177,13 @@ behavior:
current patch being applied will be printed. This option will cause
additional information to be reported.
---root=<root>::
+--directory=<root>::
Prepend <root> to all filenames. If a "-p" argument was passed, too,
it is applied before prepending the new root.
++
+For example, a patch that talks about updating `a/git-gui.sh` to `b/git-gui.sh`
+can be applied to the file in the working tree `modules/git-gui/git-gui.sh` by
+running `git apply --directory=modules/git-gui`.
Configuration
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