Re: Support "git cmd --help" syntax

From: Linus Torvalds <>
Date: 2006-04-16 07:07:21
On Sat, 15 Apr 2006, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Tried "git commit --help" with and without the patch?

I get a usage message without the patch.

With the patch, I get the man-page.

IOW, I don't see your point.

I'd have expected that to be an improvement. You can always get the usage 
message with "git commit --huh?", so it's not like you've lost anything.

Now, if you have _not_ done

	make prefix=/usr/share install-doc

or similar, then yes, you get something less than helpful (along the lines 
of "No manual entry for git-commit"), and I agree that we could/should 
improve on that somehow. 

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