path: root/Documentation/git-config.txt
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authorFrank Lichtenheld <>2007-06-25 14:00:24 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2007-06-27 06:16:17 (GMT)
commitdb1696b8ab1d1bde67e78c773c58d837fa8b5e70 (patch)
tree4c20412285d13550e0972b8024e42546c1b05c30 /Documentation/git-config.txt
parent9cc0589ae85b782534b893faedc6a482fd9905ea (diff)
config: add support for --bool and --int while setting values
Signed-off-by: Frank Lichtenheld <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/git-config.txt')
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/git-config.txt b/Documentation/git-config.txt
index a445781..5f66a7f 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-config.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-config.txt
@@ -9,9 +9,9 @@ git-config - Get and set repository or global options
-'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] [-z|--null] name [value [value_regex]]
+'git-config' [--system | --global] [type] --add name value
+'git-config' [--system | --global] [type] --replace-all name [value [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]
@@ -37,8 +37,7 @@ prepend a single exclamation mark in front (see also <<EXAMPLES>>).
The type specifier can be either '--int' or '--bool', which will make
'git-config' ensure that the variable(s) are of the given type and
convert the value to the canonical form (simple decimal number for int,
-a "true" or "false" string for bool). Type specifiers currently only
-take effect for reading operations. If no type specifier is passed,
+a "true" or "false" string for bool). If no type specifier is passed,
no checks or transformations are performed on the value.
This command will fail if: