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authorChristian Couder <>2008-01-08 03:55:14 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2008-01-08 06:23:58 (GMT)
commit983a9eebdc0a964b2bd2762f5993c139cfe9ee71 (patch)
treef23ac0490abf6646e575a1d8097c42d2e96dce9f /Documentation/config.txt
parent2e8fd7819521b43e89f3baa9c6a95042ed7da4b4 (diff)
Documentation: config: add 'help.*' and 'instaweb.*' variables.
Signed-off-by: Christian Couder <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/config.txt b/Documentation/config.txt
index 1a90e6b..1b6d6d6 100644
--- a/Documentation/config.txt
+++ b/Documentation/config.txt
@@ -586,6 +586,15 @@ specified as 'gitcvs.<access_method>.<varname>' (where 'access_method'
is one of "ext" and "pserver") to make them apply only for the given
access method.
+ Specify the browser that will be used to display help in the
+ 'web' format. See linkgit:git-help[1].
+ Override the default help format used by linkgit:git-help[1].
+ Values 'man', 'info', 'web' and 'html' are supported. 'man' is
+ the default. 'web' and 'html' are the same.
Override the HTTP proxy, normally configured using the 'http_proxy'
environment variable (see linkgit:curl[1]). This can be overridden
@@ -643,6 +652,25 @@ i18n.logOutputEncoding::
Character encoding the commit messages are converted to when
running `git-log` and friends.
+ Specify the program that will be used to browse your working
+ repository in gitweb. See linkgit:git-instaweb[1].
+ The HTTP daemon command-line to start gitweb on your working
+ repository. See linkgit:git-instaweb[1].
+ If true the web server started by linkgit:git-instaweb[1] will
+ be bound to the local IP (
+ The module path for an apache httpd used by linkgit:git-instaweb[1].
+ The port number to bind the gitweb httpd to. See
+ linkgit:git-instaweb[1].
If true, the initial commit will be shown as a big creation event.
This is equivalent to a diff against an empty tree.
@@ -844,3 +872,8 @@ receive.denyNonFastForwards::
When `fetch.unpackLimit` or `receive.unpackLimit` are
not set, the value of this variable is used instead.
+ Specify a web browser that may be used by some commands.
+ Currently only linkgit:git-instaweb[1] and linkgit:git-help[1]
+ may use it.