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help: mention -a and -g option, and 'git help <concept>' usage.

Reword the overall help given at the end of "git help -a/-g" to
mention how to get help on individual commands and concepts.

Signed-off-by: Philip Oakley <>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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4 git.c
@@ -13,7 +13,9 @@ const char git_usage_string[] =
" <command> [<args>]";
const char git_more_info_string[] =
- N_("See 'git help <command>' for more information on a specific command.");
+ N_("'git help -a' and 'git help -g' lists available subcommands and some\n"
+ "concept guides. See 'git help <command>' or 'git help <concept>'\n"
+ "to read about a specific subcommand or concept.");
static struct startup_info git_startup_info;
static int use_pager = -1;

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