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 <>
 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
 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.

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