[PATCH v3 1/2] git.c: show usage for accessing the git(1) help page
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2019-05-15 22:47:08 UTC
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@iee.org>
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This follows from the discussion <3cd065d1-9db5-f2e6-ddff-aa539746d45e@iee.org>
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 git.c | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/git.c b/git.c
index 2324ac0b7e..9e24de43d7 100644
--- 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"
+	   "See 'git help git' for an overview of the system.");
 
 static int use_pager = -1;
 
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