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Re: [PATCH v2] git.c: show usage for accessing the git(1) help page




On Wed, May 15, 2019 at 4:11 AM Philip Oakley <philipoakley@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> It is not immediately obvious how to use the `git help` system to show
> the git(1) page, with its overview and its background and coordinating
> material, such as environment variables.
>
> Let's simply list it as the last few words of the last usage line.
>
> Signed-off-by: Philip Oakley <philipoakley@xxxxxxx>
> ---
> diff --git a/git.c b/git.c
> @@ -33,7 +33,8 @@ const char git_usage_string[] =
>  const char git_more_info_string[] =
>         N_("'git help -a' and 'git help -g' list available subcommands and some\n"
>            "concept guides. See 'git help <command>' or 'git help <concept>'\n"
> -          "to read about a specific subcommand or concept.");
> +          "to read about a specific subcommand or concept.\n"
> +          "Use 'git help git' for an overview of the system.");

If you want to be consistent with the wording shown for "git help
<...>", you might want s/Use/See/.