From: "Junio C Hamano" <>
Philip Oakley <> writes:

Highlight there is a further discussion section later in
git man page

Signed-off-by: Philip Oakley <>

diff --git a/Documentation/git.txt b/Documentation/git.txt
index 34d8a1b..d932a3e 100644
--- a/Documentation/git.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git.txt
@@ -30,6 +30,7 @@ After you mastered the basic concepts, you can come back to this
 page to learn what commands git offers.  You can learn more about
 individual git commands with "git help command".  linkgit:gitcli[7]
manual page gives you an overview of the command line command syntax.
+See also the Discussion and Further Documentation sections below.

 Formatted and hyperlinked version of the latest git documentation
 can be viewed at ``.

I am not sure if this is appropriate.

The primary objective of this paragraph is to nudge people who try
to dive into the body of this document without understanding the
fundamentals (which tends to waste their time) without spending too
many words.  After they visit these pages, they are armed with
sufficient prerequisite knowledge and are free to go directly to
documentation for individual subcommands, and this page is one of
such pages.  I do not think Discussion and Further Documentation
sections are such prerequisites they should read before coming back
here and looking at the list of subcommands.

It was more that _all_ man pages link back here, and these (hopefully useful ;-) Discussion and Further Documentation sections are waaay off the bottom of the screen, so are easy to never see.

Actually I would have liked to make it an active link to the section for any html version, but wasn't sure how to achieve that - is there a method to link within a document?


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