Signed-off-by: Linus Arver <>
 Documentation/git-init.txt | 14 +++++---------
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/git-init.txt b/Documentation/git-init.txt
index 45501d0..f21b85b 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-init.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-init.txt
@@ -113,22 +113,18 @@ line, the command is run inside the directory (possibly 
after creating it).
 The template directory contains files and directories that will be copied to
 the `$GIT_DIR` after it is created.
-The template directory used will be (in order):
- - The argument given with the `--template` option.
- - The contents of the `$GIT_TEMPLATE_DIR` environment variable.
- - The `init.templatedir` configuration variable.
+The template directory will be one of the following (in order):
- - The default template directory: `/usr/share/git-core/templates`.
+- the argument given with the `--template` option;
+- the contents of the `$GIT_TEMPLATE_DIR` environment variable;
+- the `init.templatedir` configuration variable; or
+- the default template directory: `/usr/share/git-core/templates`.
 The default template directory includes some directory structure, some
 suggested "exclude patterns", and copies of sample "hook" files.

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