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Re: git --help not actually showing the git(1) help page..




On Mon, May 13, 2019 at 09:47:27PM +0100, Philip Oakley wrote:

> Is there a cli way, especially on Git for Windows bash, to get the html man
> page of git(1)? I have it on my system, so can go via another page but..
> 
> All the `git <cmd> --help` appear to work, but I can't determine the correct
> invocation for bringing up the stupid content tracker's page in the browser.
> Previously I'd have expected either `git --help` or `git git --help` to work
> (can't remember which). The former only produces the short form -h help in
> the bash window, the latter says 'git' isn't a command.

Try "git help git".

It might be worth mentioning it in the paragraph at the end of "git
help".

-Peff