From: "W. Trevor King" <>

I hardly ever setup remote.<name>.url using 'git config'.  While it
may be instructive to do so, we should also point out 'git remote

Signed-off-by: W. Trevor King <>
 Documentation/user-manual.txt | 17 ++++++++++++++++-
 1 file changed, 16 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/user-manual.txt b/Documentation/user-manual.txt
index a68d6b9..424cdd6 100644
--- a/Documentation/user-manual.txt
+++ b/Documentation/user-manual.txt
@@ -2909,8 +2909,23 @@ Also note that all of the above configuration can be 
performed by
 directly editing the file .git/config instead of using
+You can produce a similar configuration with:
+$ git remote add example git://
+which adds the following stanza to `.git/config`:
+[remote "example"]
+        url = git://
+        fetch = +refs/heads/*:refs/remotes/example/*
 See linkgit:git-config[1] for more details on the configuration
-options mentioned above.
+options mentioned above and linkgit:git-fetch[1] for more details on
+the refspec syntax.

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