Hi Max,

it seems that this is some sort of caching problem on git-scm.com.

I saw you've already opened an issue at
So there's probably not much you can do right now.

And I don't know any better source for documentation right now, apart
from the locally installed HTML version.

Best regards,

2013/1/30 Max Horn <m...@quendi.de>:
> Hi Sebastian,
> On 30.01.2013, at 12:56, Sebastian Staudt wrote:
>> Hello Max,
>> git-scm.com is the best source and it's not outdated.
> Then it seems you are using the word "outdated" in a different way than me 
> which I don't understand :-). Sure, it strives to be up-to-date, but fact is 
> that it fails to do that, due to a bug (I guess). The end result (failure to 
> update at all, vs. failure in an attempted update) sadly amount to the same.
>> It gets an
>> update after every single release of Git.
>> See e.g. http://git-scm.com/docs/git-config which was updated in the
>> current stable version.
>> It seems that git-remote-helper's documentation was just not updated
>> since version
> Yes, and it is not alone in that, which makes the site somewhat unreliable, 
> sadly. Some more examples of pages tuck at version and showing 
> outdated content:
> http://git-scm.com/docs/git-log
> http://git-scm.com/docs/git-merge
> http://git-scm.com/docs/git-merge-base
> http://git-scm.com/docs/git-mergetool
> http://git-scm.com/docs/git-reset
> http://git-scm.com/docs/git-rm
> http://git-scm.com/docs/git-status
> http://git-scm.com/docs/git-symbolic-ref
> I did not bother to check every single page, though, and I am pretty sure 
> there are plenty more. Because there definitely is a plethora of other pages 
> that are stuck at Several of them still show the latest version due 
> to not having had updates since the, but that is not always easy to 
> tell due to included files (e.g. git-log.txt was not changed v1.7.12.2, but 
> it includes rev-list-options.txt which was last changed in 1.8.1).
> So, yeah, I do think git-scm.com is outdated -- in the sense that for many 
> pages, it does not show the latest officially released version of the page.
> Best regards,
> Max
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