Re: [PATCH v2] git.c: show usage for accessing the git(1) help page
- Date: Wed, 15 May 2019 04:14:32 -0400
- From: Eric Sunshine <sunshine@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: 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/.