[01/19] git-checkout.txt: fix one syntax line
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Message ID 20190130094831.10420-2-pclouds@gmail.com
State New
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  • Add new command "switch"
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Duy Nguyen Jan. 30, 2019, 9:48 a.m. UTC
<branch> can be omitted in this syntax, and it's actually documented a
few paragraphs down:

  You could omit <branch>, in which case the command degenerates to
  "check out the current branch", which is a glorified no-op with
  rather expensive side-effects to show only the tracking information,
  if exists, for the current branch.

Signed-off-by: Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy <pclouds@gmail.com>
 Documentation/git-checkout.txt | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

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diff --git a/Documentation/git-checkout.txt b/Documentation/git-checkout.txt
index ce7d38b8b7..bc7fbdb8d2 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-checkout.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-checkout.txt
@@ -23,7 +23,7 @@  or the specified tree.  If no paths are given, 'git checkout' will
 also update `HEAD` to set the specified branch as the current
-'git checkout' <branch>::
+'git checkout' [<branch>]::
 	To prepare for working on <branch>, switch to it by updating
 	the index and the files in the working tree, and by pointing
 	HEAD at the branch. Local modifications to the files in the