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authorPetr Baudis <pasky@suse.cz>2006-06-17 23:23:58 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>2006-06-19 04:19:07 (GMT)
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Support for extracting configuration from different files
Add $GIT_CONFIG environment variable whose content is used instead of .git/config if set. Also add $GIT_CONFIG_LOCAL as a forward-compatibility cue for whenever we will finally come to support] global configuration files (properly). Signed-off-by: Petr Baudis <pasky@suse.cz> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
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@@ -73,6 +73,18 @@ OPTIONS
List all variables set in .git/config.
+ENVIRONMENT
+-----------
+
+GIT_CONFIG::
+ Take the configuration from the given file instead of .git/config.
+
+GIT_CONFIG_LOCAL::
+ Currently the same as $GIT_CONFIG; when Git will support global
+ configuration files, this will cause it to take the configuration
+ from the global configuration file in addition to the given file.
+
+
EXAMPLE
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