Giuseppe Bilotta committed 5433235

git-filter-branch: document --original option

Signed-off-by: Giuseppe Bilotta <>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>

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 	[--index-filter <command>] [--parent-filter <command>]
 	[--msg-filter <command>] [--commit-filter <command>]
 	[--tag-name-filter <command>] [--subdirectory-filter <directory>]
-	[-d <directory>] [-f | --force] [<rev-list options>...]
+	[--original <namespace>] [-d <directory>] [-f | --force]
+	[<rev-list options>...]
 	The result will contain that directory (and only that) as its
 	project root.
+--original <namespace>::
+	Use this option to set the namespace where the original commits
+	will be stored. The default value is 'refs/original'.
 -d <directory>::
 	Use this option to set the path to the temporary directory used for
 	rewriting.  When applying a tree filter, the command needs to