Commit d4ba07ca authored by Johannes Sixt's avatar Johannes Sixt Committed by Junio C Hamano

Document option --only of git commit

Its documentation was removed by 6c96753d (Documentation/git-commit: rewrite
to make it more end-user friendly, 2006-12-08), even though it is referenced
from a few places, including builtin-commit.c (as part of the commentary in
the commit message template).
Signed-off-by: default avatarJohannes Sixt <[email protected]>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJunio C Hamano <[email protected]>
parent ca593f79
......@@ -139,6 +139,17 @@ but can be used to amend a merge commit.
as well. This is usually not what you want unless you
are concluding a conflicted merge.
Make a commit only from the paths specified on the
command line, disregarding any contents that have been
staged so far. This is the default mode of operation of
'git commit' if any paths are given on the command line,
in which case this option can be omitted.
If this option is specified together with '--amend', then
no paths need be specified, which can be used to amend
the last commit without committing changes that have
already been staged.
Show all untracked files, also those in uninteresting
directories, in the "Untracked files:" section of commit
......@@ -97,7 +97,7 @@ static struct option builtin_commit_options[] = {
OPT_BOOLEAN('a', "all", &all, "commit all changed files"),
OPT_BOOLEAN('i', "include", &also, "add specified files to index for commit"),
OPT_BOOLEAN(0, "interactive", &interactive, "interactively add files"),
OPT_BOOLEAN('o', "only", &only, ""),
OPT_BOOLEAN('o', "only", &only, "commit only specified files"),
OPT_BOOLEAN('n', "no-verify", &no_verify, "bypass pre-commit hook"),
OPT_BOOLEAN(0, "amend", &amend, "amend previous commit"),
OPT_BOOLEAN(0, "untracked-files", &untracked_files, "show all untracked files"),
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