While the synopsis section makes it clear that the new branch name
is the parameter to these flags, the option description did not.

Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com>
 Documentation/git-checkout.txt | 6 +++---
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/git-checkout.txt b/Documentation/git-checkout.txt
index c0a96e6..e3270cd 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-checkout.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-checkout.txt
@@ -84,11 +84,11 @@ entries; instead, unmerged entries are ignored.
        When checking out paths from the index, check out stage #2
        ('ours') or #3 ('theirs') for unmerged paths.
+-b <new_branch>::
        Create a new branch named <new_branch> and start it at
        <start_point>; see linkgit:git-branch[1] for details.
+-B <new_branch>::
        Creates the branch <new_branch> and start it at <start_point>;
        if it already exists, then reset it to <start_point>. This is
        equivalent to running "git branch" with "-f"; see
@@ -124,7 +124,7 @@ explicitly give a name with '-b' in such a case.
        <commit> is not a branch name.  See the "DETACHED HEAD" section
        below for details.
+--orphan <new_branch>::
        Create a new 'orphan' branch, named <new_branch>, started from
        <start_point> and switch to it.  The first commit made on this
        new branch will have no parents and it will be the root of a new

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