[PATCH v4 1/5] doc: list all commands affected by submodule.recurse
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Philippe Blain
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2020-03-25 21:09:39 UTC
Note that `ls-files` is not affected, even though it has a
`--recurse-submodules` option, so list it as an exception too.

Signed-off-by: Damien Robert <damien.olivier.robert+git@gmail.com>
---
 Documentation/config/submodule.txt | 5 +++--
 Documentation/gitsubmodules.txt    | 3 ++-
 2 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/config/submodule.txt b/Documentation/config/submodule.txt
index b33177151c..5962f41ead 100644
--- a/Documentation/config/submodule.txt
+++ b/Documentation/config/submodule.txt
@@ -59,8 +59,9 @@ submodule.active::
 
 submodule.recurse::
 	Specifies if commands recurse into submodules by default. This
-	applies to all commands that have a `--recurse-submodules` option,
-	except `clone`.
+	applies to all commands that have a `--recurse-submodules` option
+	(`checkout`, `fetch`, `grep`, `pull`, `push`, `read-tree`, `reset`,
+	`restore` and `switch`) except `clone` and `ls-files`.
 	Defaults to false.
 
 submodule.fetchJobs::
diff --git a/Documentation/gitsubmodules.txt b/Documentation/gitsubmodules.txt
index c476f891b5..f9f4e65c9e 100644
--- a/Documentation/gitsubmodules.txt
+++ b/Documentation/gitsubmodules.txt
@@ -271,7 +271,8 @@ will not be checked out by default; You can instruct 'clone' to recurse
 into submodules. The 'init' and 'update' subcommands of 'git submodule'
 will maintain submodules checked out and at an appropriate revision in
 your working tree. Alternatively you can set 'submodule.recurse' to have
-'checkout' recursing into submodules.
+'checkout' recursing into submodules (note that 'submodule.recurse' also
+affects other git commands, see linkgit:git-config[1] for a complete list).
 
 
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Patched on top of v2.26.0 (git version 2.25.2)