From: Travis Carden <>

The former messages changed grammatical subject in the middle.

Signed-off-by: Travis Carden <>
This is my first attempt at contributing to the Git project.
I'm kind of testing the water with a simple patch to see how
friendly the community is. Thanks!

 setup.c |    4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/setup.c b/setup.c
index 9139bee..0cd88e5 100644
--- a/setup.c
+++ b/setup.c
@@ -599,7 +599,7 @@ static const char *setup_bare_git_dir(char *cwd, int 
offset, int len, int *nongi
 static const char *setup_nongit(const char *cwd, int *nongit_ok)
        if (!nongit_ok)
-               die("Not a git repository (or any of the parent directories): 
+               die("Not a git repository (or a descendant of one): %s", 
        if (chdir(cwd))
                die_errno("Cannot come back to cwd");
        *nongit_ok = 1;
@@ -706,7 +706,7 @@ static const char *setup_git_directory_gently_1(int 
                                        return NULL;
                                cwd[offset] = '\0';
-                               die("Not a git repository (or any parent up to 
mount point %s)\n"
+                               die("Not a git repository (or a descendant of 
one up to mount point %s)\n"
                                "Stopping at filesystem boundary 

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