Amend the documentation for fetch.prune, fetch.<name>.prune and
--prune to link to the recently added PRUNING section.

I'd have liked to link directly to it with "<<PRUNING>>" from
fetch-options.txt, since it's included in git-fetch.txt (git-pull.txt
also includes it, but doesn't include that option). However making a
reference across files yields this error:

    [...]/Documentation/git-fetch.xml:226: element xref: validity
    error : IDREF attribute linkend references an unknown ID "PRUNING"

Signed-off-by: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <>
 Documentation/config.txt        | 6 +++++-
 Documentation/fetch-options.txt | 3 +++
 2 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/config.txt b/Documentation/config.txt
index 0e25b2c92b..0f27af5760 100644
--- a/Documentation/config.txt
+++ b/Documentation/config.txt
@@ -1398,7 +1398,8 @@ fetch.unpackLimit::
        If true, fetch will automatically behave as if the `--prune`
-       option was given on the command line.  See also `remote.<name>.prune`.
+       option was given on the command line.  See also `remote.<name>.prune`
+       and the PRUNING section of linkgit:git-fetch[1].
        Control how ref update status is printed. Valid values are
@@ -2944,6 +2945,9 @@ remote.<name>.prune::
        remove any remote-tracking references that no longer exist on the
        remote (as if the `--prune` option was given on the command line).
        Overrides `fetch.prune` settings, if any.
+See also `remote.<name>.prune` and the PRUNING section of
        The list of remotes which are fetched by "git remote update
diff --git a/Documentation/fetch-options.txt b/Documentation/fetch-options.txt
index fb6bebbc61..9f5c85ad96 100644
--- a/Documentation/fetch-options.txt
+++ b/Documentation/fetch-options.txt
@@ -74,6 +74,9 @@ ifndef::git-pull[]
        line or in the remote configuration, for example if the remote
        was cloned with the --mirror option), then they are also
        subject to pruning.
+See the PRUNING section below for more details.

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