Johannes Sixt  committed 550f8fd

Fix a typo in and cleanup one-line help messages

This also shortens option descriptions to fit in 80 columns.

Signed-off-by: Johannes Sixt <>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>

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-git-branch [options] [<branch>] [<paths>...]
+git-checkout [options] [<branch>] [<paths>...]
 b=          create a new branch started at <branch>
-l           create the new branchs reflog
-track       tells if the new branch should track the remote branch
+l           create the new branch's reflog
+track       arrange that the new branch tracks the remote branch
 f           proceed even if the index or working tree is not HEAD
-m           performa  three-way merge on local modifications if needed
+m           merge local modifications into the new branch
 q,quiet     be quiet