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authorTom Russello <>2016-06-08 17:23:16 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2016-06-08 19:04:55 (GMT)
commitae9f6311e9c15d7968c2d03eab6e929e9c9d5f42 (patch)
tree5ca42c285904181bfd97c4ed0259421559593f9c /Documentation/git-format-patch.txt
parent47d81b5c7a3e7737d26b877a5cfebb772d75fa12 (diff)
doc: change configuration variables format
This change configuration variables that where in italic style to monospace font according to the guideline. It was obtained with grep '[[:alpha:]]*\.[[:alpha:]]*::$' config.txt | \ sed -e 's/::$//' -e 's/\./\\\\./' | \ xargs -iP perl -pi -e "s/\'P\'/\`P\`/g" ./*.txt Signed-off-by: Tom Russello <> Signed-off-by: Erwan Mathoniere <> Signed-off-by: Samuel Groot <> Signed-off-by: Matthieu Moy <> Reviewed-by: Matthieu Moy <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-format-patch.txt b/Documentation/git-format-patch.txt
index 6821441..353f635 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-format-patch.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-format-patch.txt
@@ -58,7 +58,7 @@ output, unless the `--stdout` option is specified.
If `-o` is specified, output files are created in <dir>. Otherwise
they are created in the current working directory. The default path
-can be set with the 'format.outputDirectory' configuration option.
+can be set with the `format.outputDirectory` configuration option.
The `-o` option takes precedence over `format.outputDirectory`.
To store patches in the current working directory even when
`format.outputDirectory` points elsewhere, use `-o .`.
@@ -146,9 +146,9 @@ series, where the head is chosen from the cover letter, the
`--in-reply-to`, and the first patch mail, in this order. 'deep'
threading makes every mail a reply to the previous one.
-The default is `--no-thread`, unless the 'format.thread' configuration
+The default is `--no-thread`, unless the `format.thread` configuration
is set. If `--thread` is specified without a style, it defaults to the
-style specified by 'format.thread' if any, or else `shallow`.
+style specified by `format.thread` if any, or else `shallow`.
Beware that the default for 'git send-email' is to thread emails
itself. If you want `git format-patch` to take care of threading, you