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Fix typos in technical documentation.

Signed-off-by: Ralf Wildenhues <Ralf.Wildenhues@gmx.de>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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2  Documentation/diff-format.txt
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@@ -19,7 +19,7 @@ git-diff-tree [-r] <tree-ish-1> <tree-ish-2> [<pattern>...]::
git-diff-files [<pattern>...]::
compares the index and the files on the filesystem.
-The "git-diff-tree" command begins its ouput by printing the hash of
+The "git-diff-tree" command begins its output by printing the hash of
what is being compared. After that, all the commands print one output
line per changed file.
2  Documentation/git-bisect-lk2009.txt
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@@ -799,7 +799,7 @@ fixed in the "main" branch by commit "F"?
The result of such a bisection would be that we would find that H is
the first bad commit, when in fact it's B. So that would be wrong!
-And yes it's can happen in practice that people working on one branch
+And yes it can happen in practice that people working on one branch
are not aware that people working on another branch fixed a bug! It
could also happen that F fixed more than one bug or that it is a
revert of some big development effort that was not ready to be
2  Documentation/git-fast-export.txt
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@@ -37,7 +37,7 @@ unsigned, with 'verbatim', they will be silently exported
and with 'warn', they will be exported, but you will see a warning.
--tag-of-filtered-object=(abort|drop|rewrite)::
- Specify how to handle tags whose tagged objectis filtered out.
+ Specify how to handle tags whose tagged object is filtered out.
Since revisions and files to export can be limited by path,
tagged objects may be filtered completely.
+
8 Documentation/git-fast-import.txt
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@@ -152,7 +152,7 @@ fast-forward update, fast-import will skip updating that ref and instead
prints a warning message. fast-import will always attempt to update all
branch refs, and does not stop on the first failure.
-Branch updates can be forced with \--force, but its recommended that
+Branch updates can be forced with \--force, but it's recommended that
this only be used on an otherwise quiet repository. Using \--force
is not necessary for an initial import into an empty repository.
@@ -267,7 +267,7 @@ is always copied into the identity string at the time it is being
created by fast-import. There is no way to specify a different time or
timezone.
+
-This particular format is supplied as its short to implement and
+This particular format is supplied as it's short to implement and
may be useful to a process that wants to create a new commit
right now, without needing to use a working directory or
'git update-index'.
@@ -420,7 +420,7 @@ quoting or escaping syntax is supported within `<committish>`.
Here `<committish>` is any of the following:
* The name of an existing branch already in fast-import's internal branch
- table. If fast-import doesn't know the name, its treated as a SHA-1
+ table. If fast-import doesn't know the name, it's treated as a SHA-1
expression.
* A mark reference, `:<idnum>`, where `<idnum>` is the mark number.
@@ -759,7 +759,7 @@ assigned mark.
The mark command is optional here as some frontends have chosen
to generate the Git SHA-1 for the blob on their own, and feed that
-directly to `commit`. This is typically more work than its worth
+directly to `commit`. This is typically more work than it's worth
however, as marks are inexpensive to store and easy to use.
`data`
2  Documentation/git-http-backend.txt
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@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@ DESCRIPTION
-----------
A simple CGI program to serve the contents of a Git repository to Git
clients accessing the repository over http:// and https:// protocols.
-The program supports clients fetching using both the smart HTTP protcol
+The program supports clients fetching using both the smart HTTP protocol
and the backwards-compatible dumb HTTP protocol, as well as clients
pushing using the smart HTTP protocol.
2  Documentation/git-remote-helpers.txt
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@@ -25,7 +25,7 @@ Commands are given by the caller on the helper's standard input, one per line.
'capabilities'::
Lists the capabilities of the helper, one per line, ending
- with a blank line. Each capability may be preceeded with '*'.
+ with a blank line. Each capability may be preceded with '*'.
This marks them mandatory for git version using the remote
helper to understand (unknown mandatory capability is fatal
error).
2  Documentation/git-rev-parse.txt
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@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@ OPTIONS
--stop-at-non-option::
Only meaningful in `--parseopt` mode. Lets the option parser stop at
the first non-option argument. This can be used to parse sub-commands
- that take options themself.
+ that take options themselves.
--sq-quote::
Use 'git rev-parse' in shell quoting mode (see SQ-QUOTE
2  Documentation/git-submodule.txt
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@@ -218,7 +218,7 @@ OPTIONS
This option is only valid for the update command.
Rebase the current branch onto the commit recorded in the
superproject. If this option is given, the submodule's HEAD will not
- be detached. If a a merge failure prevents this process, you will have
+ be detached. If a merge failure prevents this process, you will have
to resolve these failures with linkgit:git-rebase[1].
If the key `submodule.$name.update` is set to `rebase`, this option is
implicit.
8 Documentation/rev-list-options.txt
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@@ -233,27 +233,27 @@ endif::git-rev-list[]
Pretend as if all the refs in `$GIT_DIR/refs/heads` are listed
on the command line as '<commit>'. If `pattern` is given, limit
branches to ones matching given shell glob. If pattern lacks '?',
- '*', or '[', '/*' at the end is impiled.
+ '*', or '[', '/*' at the end is implied.
--tags[=pattern]::
Pretend as if all the refs in `$GIT_DIR/refs/tags` are listed
on the command line as '<commit>'. If `pattern` is given, limit
tags to ones matching given shell glob. If pattern lacks '?', '*',
- or '[', '/*' at the end is impiled.
+ or '[', '/*' at the end is implied.
--remotes[=pattern]::
Pretend as if all the refs in `$GIT_DIR/refs/remotes` are listed
on the command line as '<commit>'. If `pattern`is given, limit
remote tracking branches to ones matching given shell glob.
- If pattern lacks '?', '*', or '[', '/*' at the end is impiled.
+ If pattern lacks '?', '*', or '[', '/*' at the end is implied.
--glob=glob-pattern::
Pretend as if all the refs matching shell glob `glob-pattern`
are listed on the command line as '<commit>'. Leading 'refs/',
is automatically prepended if missing. If pattern lacks '?', '*',
- or '[', '/*' at the end is impiled.
+ or '[', '/*' at the end is implied.
ifndef::git-rev-list[]
2  Documentation/technical/api-run-command.txt
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@@ -51,7 +51,7 @@ The functions above do the following:
ENOENT; a diagnostic is printed only if .silent_exec_failure is 0.
. Otherwise, the program is run. If it terminates regularly, its exit
- code is returned. No diagnistic is printed, even if the exit code is
+ code is returned. No diagnostic is printed, even if the exit code is
non-zero.
. If the program terminated due to a signal, then the return value is the
10 Documentation/technical/pack-protocol.txt
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@@ -149,7 +149,7 @@ advertisement list at all, but other refs may still appear.
The stream MUST include capability declarations behind a NUL on the
first ref. The peeled value of a ref (that is "ref^{}") MUST be
immediately after the ref itself, if presented. A conforming server
-MUST peel the ref if its an annotated tag.
+MUST peel the ref if it's an annotated tag.
----
advertised-refs = (no-refs / list-of-refs)
@@ -261,7 +261,7 @@ Without either multi_ack or multi_ack_detailed:
* upload-pack sends "NAK" on a flush-pkt if no common object
has been found yet. If one has been found, and thus an ACK
- was already sent, its silent on the flush-pkt.
+ was already sent, it's silent on the flush-pkt.
After the client has gotten enough ACK responses that it can determine
that the server has enough information to send an efficient packfile
@@ -271,9 +271,9 @@ as common with the server, or the --date-order queue is empty), or the
client determines that it wants to give up (in the canonical implementation,
this is determined when the client sends 256 'have' lines without getting
any of them ACKed by the server - meaning there is nothing in common and
-the server should just send all it's objects), then the client will send
+the server should just send all of its objects), then the client will send
a 'done' command. The 'done' command signals to the server that the client
-is ready to receive it's packfile data.
+is ready to receive its packfile data.
However, the 256 limit *only* turns on in the canonical client
implementation if we have received at least one "ACK %s continue"
@@ -286,7 +286,7 @@ ACK after 'done' if there is at least one common base and multi_ack or
multi_ack_detailed is enabled. The server always sends NAK after 'done'
if there is no common base found.
-Then the server will start sending it's packfile data.
+Then the server will start sending its packfile data.
----
server-response = *ack_multi ack / nak
4 Documentation/technical/protocol-capabilities.txt
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@@ -60,7 +60,7 @@ doesn't, as in the following diagram:
If the client wants x,y and starts out by saying have F,S, the server
doesn't know what F,S is. Eventually the client says "have d" and
the server sends "ACK d continue" to let the client know to stop
-walking down that line (so don't send c-b-a), but its not done yet,
+walking down that line (so don't send c-b-a), but it's not done yet,
it needs a base for x. The client keeps going with S-R-Q, until a
gets reached, at which point the server has a clear base and it all
ends.
@@ -181,7 +181,7 @@ delete-refs
-----------
If the server sends back the 'delete-refs' capability, it means that
-it is capable of accepting an zero-id value as the target
+it is capable of accepting a zero-id value as the target
value of a reference update. It is not sent back by the client, it
simply informs the client that it can be sent zero-id values
to delete references.
2  Documentation/user-manual.txt
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@@ -1196,7 +1196,7 @@ the time, you will want to commit your changes before you can merge,
and if you don't, then linkgit:git-stash[1] can take these changes
away while you're doing the merge, and reapply them afterwards.
-If the changes are independant enough, Git will automatically complete
+If the changes are independent enough, Git will automatically complete
the merge and commit the result (or reuse an existing commit in case
of <<fast-forwards,fast-forward>>, see below). On the other hand,
if there are conflicts--for example, if the same file is
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