It looks like commit f8246281af9adb0fdddbcc90d2e19cb5cd5217e5
unintentionally removed the documentation for the `-e` option.

Signed-off-by: Richard Hansen <>
 Documentation/merge-options.txt | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/merge-options.txt b/Documentation/merge-options.txt
index 34a8445..f192cd2 100644
--- a/Documentation/merge-options.txt
+++ b/Documentation/merge-options.txt
@@ -8,12 +8,13 @@ failed and do not autocommit, to give the user a chance to
 inspect and further tweak the merge result before committing.
        Invoke an editor before committing successful mechanical merge to
        further edit the auto-generated merge message, so that the user
        can explain and justify the merge. The `--no-edit` option can be
        used to accept the auto-generated message (this is generally
-       discouraged). The `--edit` option is still useful if you are
+       discouraged). The `--edit` (or `-e`) option is still useful if you are
        giving a draft message with the `-m` option from the command line
        and want to edit it in the editor.

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