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authorMichael Hendricks <michael@ndrix.org>2007-05-17 05:08:50 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>2007-05-18 00:36:38 (GMT)
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Document core.excludesfile for git-add
During the discussion of core.excludesfile in the user-manual, I realized that the configuration wasn't mentioned in the man pages. Signed-off-by: Michael Hendricks <michael@ndrix.org> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
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for command-line options).
+Configuration
+-------------
+
+The optional configuration variable 'core.excludesfile' indicates a path to a
+file containing patterns of file names to exclude from git-add, similar to
+$GIT_DIR/info/exclude. Patterns in the exclude file are used in addition to
+those in info/exclude. See link:repository-layout.html[repository layout].
+
+
EXAMPLES
--------
git-add Documentation/\\*.txt::