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authorMatthew Ogilvie <mmogilvi_git@miniinfo.net>2009-11-23 02:07:30 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2009-11-23 06:56:38 (GMT)
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config documentation: some configs are auto-set by git-init
Add documentation for core.ignorecase, and mention git-init in core.filemode and core.symlinks. Signed-off-by: Matthew Ogilvie <mmogilvi_git@miniinfo.net> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
-rw-r--r--Documentation/config.txt24
1 files changed, 22 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/config.txt b/Documentation/config.txt
index 155e925..55d7e11 100644
--- a/Documentation/config.txt
+++ b/Documentation/config.txt
@@ -131,7 +131,11 @@ advice.*::
core.fileMode::
If false, the executable bit differences between the index and
the working copy are ignored; useful on broken filesystems like FAT.
- See linkgit:git-update-index[1]. True by default.
+ See linkgit:git-update-index[1].
++
+The default is true, except linkgit:git-clone[1] or linkgit:git-init[1]
+will probe and set core.fileMode false if appropriate when the
+repository is created.
core.ignoreCygwinFSTricks::
This option is only used by Cygwin implementation of Git. If false,
@@ -144,6 +148,18 @@ core.ignoreCygwinFSTricks::
is true, in which case ignoreCygwinFSTricks is ignored as Cygwin's
POSIX emulation is required to support core.filemode.
+core.ignorecase::
+ If true, this option enables various workarounds to enable
+ git to work better on filesystems that are not case sensitive,
+ like FAT. For example, if a directory listing finds
+ "makefile" when git expects "Makefile", git will assume
+ it is really the same file, and continue to remember it as
+ "Makefile".
++
+The default is false, except linkgit:git-clone[1] or linkgit:git-init[1]
+will probe and set core.ignorecase true if appropriate when the repository
+is created.
+
core.trustctime::
If false, the ctime differences between the index and the
working copy are ignored; useful when the inode change time
@@ -224,7 +240,11 @@ core.symlinks::
contain the link text. linkgit:git-update-index[1] and
linkgit:git-add[1] will not change the recorded type to regular
file. Useful on filesystems like FAT that do not support
- symbolic links. True by default.
+ symbolic links.
++
+The default is true, except linkgit:git-clone[1] or linkgit:git-init[1]
+will probe and set core.symlinks false if appropriate when the repository
+is created.
core.gitProxy::
A "proxy command" to execute (as 'command host port') instead