Found by Junio:
Change git-dir to $GIT_DIR and git-file to gitfile.

Signed-off-by: Thomas Ackermann <>
 Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt | 6 +++---
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt b/Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt
index c743469..14386ed 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt
@@ -187,9 +187,9 @@ print a message to stderr and exit with nonzero status.
        Flags and parameters to be parsed.
 --resolve-git-dir <path>::
-       Check if <path> is a valid git-dir or a git-file pointing to a valid
-       git-dir. If <path> is a valid git-dir the resolved path to git-dir will
-       be printed.
+       Check if <path> is a valid `$GIT_DIR` or a gitfile pointing to a valid
+       `$GIT_DIR`. If <path> is a valid `$GIT_DIR` the resolved path to 
+       will be printed.

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