Jonathan Nieder <> writes:

>> 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 `$GIT_DIR` the resolved path to 
>> `$GIT_DIR`
>> +    will be printed.
> Hm, I don't find the old or the new version very easy to understand.  Perhaps 
> the
> idea is something like this?
>       Check if <path> is a valid git repository (.git or <project>.git
>       directory) or "gitdir:" file.  If <path> is a "gitdir:" file
>       then the resolved path to the corresponding real git repository
>       will be printed.

Yeah, sounds much better.

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