Philip Oakley wrote:

> 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.
> --- 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.

Good idea, but I fear that no one would find it there.

Would it make sense to put this in Documentation/urls.txt (aka the
"GIT URLS" section of git-fetch(1) and git-clone(1)), where other URL
schemes are documented?

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