Anonymous 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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 $ 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
Tip: Filter by directory path e.g. /media app.js to search for public/media/app.js.
Tip: Use camelCasing e.g. ProjME to search for
Tip: Filter by extension type e.g. /repo .js to search for all .js files in the /repo directory.
Tip: Separate your search with spaces e.g. /ssh pom.xml to search for src/ssh/pom.xml.
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