John Szakmeister <> writes:

> On Thu, Jun 27, 2013 at 1:27 PM, Junio C Hamano <> wrote:
> [snip]
>>> diff --git a/ b/
>>> index 9f44509..ad67194 100755
>>> --- a/
>>> +++ b/
>>> @@ -16,8 +16,8 @@ s,signoff       add a Signed-off-by line to the commit 
>>> message
>>>  u,utf8          recode into utf8 (default)
>>>  k,keep          pass -k flag to git-mailinfo
>>>  keep-non-patch  pass -b flag to git-mailinfo
>>> -keep-cr         pass --keep-cr flag to git-mailsplit for mbox format
>>> -no-keep-cr      do not pass --keep-cr flag to git-mailsplit
>>> independent of am.keepcr
>>> +keep-cr         pass --keep-cr flag to git mailsplit for mbox format
>>> +no-keep-cr      do not pass --keep-cr flag to git mailsplit
>>> independent of am.keepcr
>>>  c,scissors      strip everything before a scissors line
>>>  whitespace=     pass it through git-apply
>>>  ignore-space-change pass it through git-apply
>>> As you were saying yourself, we tell users to prefer the "git foo"
>>> form, so we should also do so in the "git am" option help, IMHO.
>> What does the above change to the options-help have anything to do
>> with that theme?  It does not seem to say anything about "git foo"
>> vs "git-foo"?
> I initially missed it too, but `git-mailsplit` changed to `git
> mailsplit` in the help.

Ahh, OK.

>  Now that I look at it more, I see that
> `git-mailinfo` was missed and there's a `git-apply` towards the
> bottom.  So I'm not sure it's helping the consistency argument.

Hmph, true.
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