The Git cli will generally accept dot '.' (period) as equivalent to the current repository when appropriate. Tell the reader of this 'do what I mean' (dwim)mery action.
Signed-off-by: Philip Oakley <philipoak...@iee.org> --- Documentation/gitcli.txt | 4 ++++ 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+) diff --git a/Documentation/gitcli.txt b/Documentation/gitcli.txt index 9ac5088..64bb386 100644 --- a/Documentation/gitcli.txt +++ b/Documentation/gitcli.txt @@ -59,6 +59,10 @@ working tree. After running `git add hello.c; rm hello.c`, you will _not_ see `hello.c` in your working tree with the former, but with the latter you will. +Just as, by convention, the filesystem '.' refers to the current directory, +using a '.' (period) as a repository name in Git (a dot-repository) refers +to your local repository. + Here are the rules regarding the "flags" that you should follow when you are scripting Git: -- 1.8.1.msysgit.1 -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html