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Requirements file format documentation is incomplete #7385
This is an issue with the documentation.
The current requirements file format section of the documentation is incomplete and therefore misleading: https://pip.pypa.io/en/latest/reference/pip_install/#requirements-file-format
It can lead a reader to understand that certain content is not supported, when it is in fact supported.
The requirements file format documentation should be a comprehensive explanation of what is permitted in a requirements file. A reader should be able to identify what is allowed from the documentation without having to read the underlying source code.
How to Reproduce
Five supported options are missing from the list: