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authorAndreas Heiduk <asheiduk@gmail.com>2017-03-02 19:03:52 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2017-03-02 19:40:51 (GMT)
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Documentation: improve description for core.quotePath
Linking the description for pathname quoting to the configuration variable "core.quotePath" removes inconstistent and incomplete sections while also giving two hints how to deal with it: Either with "-c core.quotePath=false" or with "-z". Signed-off-by: Andreas Heiduk <asheiduk@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-apply.txt b/Documentation/git-apply.txt
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@@ -108,10 +108,9 @@ the information is read from the current index instead.
When `--numstat` has been given, do not munge pathnames,
but use a NUL-terminated machine-readable format.
+
-Without this option, each pathname output will have TAB, LF, double quotes,
-and backslash characters replaced with `\t`, `\n`, `\"`, and `\\`,
-respectively, and the pathname will be enclosed in double quotes if
-any of those replacements occurred.
+Without this option, pathnames with "unusual" characters are quoted as
+explained for the configuration variable `core.quotePath` (see
+linkgit:git-config[1]).
-p<n>::
Remove <n> leading slashes from traditional diff paths. The