Replace the <repository> paragraph containing specific references to
$GIT_DIR/branches and "." with a generic urls-or-remotes paragraph
referencing the relevant sections in the git-fetch(1) manpage.

Signed-off-by: Ramkumar Ramachandra <>
 Documentation/git-ls-remote.txt | 6 +++---
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/git-ls-remote.txt b/Documentation/git-ls-remote.txt
index a24b8b6..0715892 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-ls-remote.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-ls-remote.txt
@@ -48,9 +48,9 @@ OPTIONS
        exit without talking to the remote.
-       Location of the repository.  The shorthand defined in
-       $GIT_DIR/branches/ can be used. Use "." (dot) to list references in
-       the local repository.
+       The "remote" repository to query.  This parameter can be
+       either a URL or the name of a remote (see the GIT URLS and
+       REMOTES sections of linkgit:git-fetch[1]).
        When unspecified, all references, after filtering done

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