On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 11:11 PM, Eric S. Raymond <e...@thyrsus.com> wrote:
> Shawn Pearce <spea...@spearce.org>:
>> [Lots of helpful stuff ended by]
>> > 4. How does "git help" work?  That is, how is a subcommand expected
>> > to know when it is being called to export its help text?
>> IIRC "git help foo" runs "man git-foo".
> OK, that makes sense.

"git help" can also launch a browser to display the HTML version of
the man page.
It is looking for man pages and HTML docs in the paths given by "git
--man-path" and "git --html-path".

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