Thiago Farina  committed 3ddcb19

Update "describe" documentation to match reality

A sample "git describe -h" did not match what the program actually says.

Signed-off-by: Thiago Farina <>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>

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File Documentation/gitcli.txt

 $ git describe -h
-usage: git-describe [options] <committish>*
+usage: git describe [options] <committish>*
     --contains            find the tag that comes after the commit
     --debug               debug search strategy on stderr