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authorFrank Lichtenheld <frank@lichtenheld.de>2007-06-25 14:03:55 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2007-06-27 02:00:39 (GMT)
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config: Add --null/-z option for null-delimted output
Use \n as delimiter between key and value and \0 as delimiter after each key/value pair. This should be easily parsable output. Signed-off-by: Frank Lichtenheld <frank@lichtenheld.de> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-config.txt b/Documentation/git-config.txt
index bb6dbb0..a445781 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-config.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-config.txt
@@ -9,17 +9,17 @@ git-config - Get and set repository or global options
SYNOPSIS
--------
[verse]
-'git-config' [--system | --global] name [value [value_regex]]
+'git-config' [--system | --global] [-z|--null] name [value [value_regex]]
'git-config' [--system | --global] --add name value
'git-config' [--system | --global] --replace-all name [value [value_regex]]
-'git-config' [--system | --global] [type] --get name [value_regex]
-'git-config' [--system | --global] [type] --get-all name [value_regex]
-'git-config' [--system | --global] [type] --get-regexp name_regex [value_regex]
+'git-config' [--system | --global] [type] [-z|--null] --get name [value_regex]
+'git-config' [--system | --global] [type] [-z|--null] --get-all name [value_regex]
+'git-config' [--system | --global] [type] [-z|--null] --get-regexp name_regex [value_regex]
'git-config' [--system | --global] --unset name [value_regex]
'git-config' [--system | --global] --unset-all name [value_regex]
'git-config' [--system | --global] --rename-section old_name new_name
'git-config' [--system | --global] --remove-section name
-'git-config' [--system | --global] -l | --list
+'git-config' [--system | --global] [-z|--null] -l | --list
DESCRIPTION
-----------
@@ -118,6 +118,14 @@ See also <<FILES>>.
in the config file will cause the value to be multiplied
by 1024, 1048576, or 1073741824 prior to output.
+-z, --null::
+ For all options that output values and/or keys, always
+ end values with with the null character (instead of a
+ newline). Use newline instead as a delimiter between
+ key and value. This allows for secure parsing of the
+ output without getting confused e.g. by values that
+ contain line breaks.
+
[[FILES]]
FILES