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authorSergey Vlasov <>2006-10-29 19:31:39 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2006-10-29 20:45:23 (GMT)
commit6dcfa306f2b67b733a7eb2d7ded1bc9987809edb (patch)
treeed4a62ffbc9a8ab474b3dcc7db13b185de98cdfc /Documentation/git-send-email.txt
parent9c572b21dd090a1e5c5bb397053bf8043ffe7fb4 (diff)
git-send-email: Read the default SMTP server from the GIT config file
Make the default value for --smtp-server configurable through the 'sendemail.smtpserver' option in .git/config (or $HOME/.gitconfig). Signed-off-by: Sergey Vlasov <> Acked-by: Ryan Anderson <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -68,9 +68,11 @@ The options available are:
If set, specifies the outgoing SMTP server to use. A full
pathname of a sendmail-like program can be specified instead;
- the program must support the `-i` option. Defaults to
- `/usr/sbin/sendmail` or `/usr/lib/sendmail` if such program is
- available, or to `localhost` otherwise.
+ the program must support the `-i` option. Default value can
+ be specified by the 'sendemail.smtpserver' configuration
+ option; the built-in default is `/usr/sbin/sendmail` or
+ `/usr/lib/sendmail` if such program is available, or
+ `localhost` otherwise.
Specify the initial subject of the email thread.