The paragraph to encourage use of "--" in scripts belongs to the bullet point that describes the behaviour for a command line without the explicit "--" disambiguation, not a supporting explanation for the entire bulletted list.
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> --- Documentation/gitcli.txt | 2 +- 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-) diff --git a/Documentation/gitcli.txt b/Documentation/gitcli.txt index ea17f7a..c4edf04 100644 --- a/Documentation/gitcli.txt +++ b/Documentation/gitcli.txt @@ -37,7 +37,7 @@ arguments. Here are the rules: file called HEAD in your work tree, `git diff HEAD` is ambiguous, and you have to say either `git diff HEAD --` or `git diff -- HEAD` to disambiguate. - ++ When writing a script that is expected to handle random user-input, it is a good practice to make it explicit which arguments are which by placing disambiguating `--` at appropriate places. -- 184.108.40.2062.g2c7d289 -- 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