> From: Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> > diff --git a/Documentation/git-diff.txt b/Documentation/git-diff.txt > index b1630ba..33fbd8c 100644 > --- a/Documentation/git-diff.txt > +++ b/Documentation/git-diff.txt > @@ -28,11 +28,15 @@ two blob objects, or changes between two files on disk. > words, the differences are what you _could_ tell Git to > further add to the index but you still haven't. You can > stage these changes by using linkgit:git-add. > -+ > -If exactly two paths are given and at least one points outside > -the current repository, 'git diff' will compare the two files / > -directories. This behavior can be forced by --no-index or by > -executing 'git diff' outside of a working tree. > + > +'git diff' --no-index [--options] [--] [<path>...]:: > + > + This form is to compare the given two paths on the > + filesystem. You can omit the `--no-index` option when > + running the command in a working tree controlled by Git and > + at least one of the paths points outside the working tree, > + or when running the command outside a working tree > + controlled by Git.
That does break out the --no-index case in a clearer way. Dale -- 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