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:: +-b <new_branch>:: Create a new branch named <new_branch> and start it at <start_point>; see linkgit:git-branch for details. --B:: +-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:: +--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 -- 188.8.131.52.gef4e272 -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html