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authorJakub Narebski <>2007-01-24 14:14:33 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2007-01-24 23:30:37 (GMT)
commit191453f66449537da29e9fc156f7a981845ea8f6 (patch)
parenteda95d9969d9fbd23a80c2261299098f16bea611 (diff)
Documentation/config.txt: Correct info about subsection name
Contrary to variable values, in subsection names parsing character escape codes (besides literal escaping of " as \", and \ as \\) is not performed; subsection name cannot contain newlines. Signed-off-by: Jakub Narebski <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/config.txt b/Documentation/config.txt
index 77a2b16..d8244b1 100644
--- a/Documentation/config.txt
+++ b/Documentation/config.txt
@@ -37,8 +37,8 @@ in the section header, like in example below:
-Subsection names can contain any characters (doublequote '`"`', backslash
-'`\`' and newline have to be entered escaped as '`\"`', '`\\`' and '`\n`',
+Subsection names can contain any characters except newline (doublequote
+'`"`' and backslash have to be escaped as '`\"`' and '`\\`',
respecitvely) and are case sensitive. Section header cannot span multiple
lines. Variables may belong directly to a section or to a given subsection.
You can have `[section]` if you have `[section "subsection"]`, but you