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authorJunio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>2005-10-29 21:32:56 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>2005-10-29 21:32:56 (GMT)
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Documentation updates.
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
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@@ -48,8 +48,8 @@ A commit encapsulates:
- committer name and email and the commit time.
If not provided, "git-commit-tree" uses your name, hostname and domain to
-provide author and committer info. This can be overridden using the
-following environment variables.
+provide author and committer info. This can be overridden by
+either `.git/config` file, or using the following environment variables.
GIT_AUTHOR_NAME
GIT_AUTHOR_EMAIL
@@ -59,10 +59,17 @@ following environment variables.
(nb "<", ">" and "\n"s are stripped)
+In `.git/config` file, the following items are used:
+
+ [user]
+ name = "Your Name"
+ email = "your@email.address.xz"
+
A commit comment is read from stdin (max 999 chars). If a changelog
entry is not provided via "<" redirection, "git-commit-tree" will just wait
for one to be entered and terminated with ^D.
+
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