On Friday, March 15, 2013 9:36:30 AM UTC-7, Konstantin Khomoutov wrote:
> On Fri, 15 Mar 2013 08:14:15 -0700 (PDT)
> > No problem. There is what I consider a typo in that help page:
> > git checkout [--patch] [<tree-ish>] [--] <pathspec>...
> > When <paths> or --patch are given,
> > Shouldn't "<paths>" be "<pathspec>"? Maybe the two are considered
> > synonymous?
> > Or <paths> is equivalent to the plural of <pathspec>.
> Uh... no, I think it isn't. The term "pathspec" is an abbreviation of
> "path specification" which hints at that it might support something
> fancy like globbing characters, allowing to match several paths with
> one spec.
So what, then, does <paths> refer? There is no literal <paths> in the
"call" to git. Shouldn't
the help page say "When <pathspec> or --path is given, ... "
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