The Git cli will accept dot '.' (period) as the relative path to the current repository. Explain this 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 7d54b77..b065c0e 100644 --- a/Documentation/gitcli.txt +++ b/Documentation/gitcli.txt @@ -58,6 +58,10 @@ the paths in the index that match the pattern to be checked out to your 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 the filesystem '.' (period) refers to the current directory, +using a '.' as a repository name in Git (a dot-repository) is a relative +path for your current 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