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[PATCH 3/3] rebase docs: recommend `-r` over `-p`




From: Johannes Schindelin <johannes.schindelin@xxxxxx>

The `--preserve-merges` option is now deprecated in favor of
`--rebase-merges`; Let's stop recommending the former.

Signed-off-by: Johannes Schindelin <johannes.schindelin@xxxxxx>
---
 Documentation/git-rebase.txt | 5 +++--
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/git-rebase.txt b/Documentation/git-rebase.txt
index f5e6ae3907..5e4e927647 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-rebase.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-rebase.txt
@@ -675,7 +675,8 @@ $ git rebase -i HEAD~5
 
 And move the first patch to the end of the list.
 
-You might want to preserve merges, if you have a history like this:
+You might want to recreate merge commits, e.g. if you have a history
+like this:
 
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            X
@@ -689,7 +690,7 @@ Suppose you want to rebase the side branch starting at "A" to "Q". Make
 sure that the current HEAD is "B", and call
 
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-$ git rebase -i -p --onto Q O
+$ git rebase -i -r --onto Q O
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 Reordering and editing commits usually creates untested intermediate
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