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authorJunio C Hamano <>2008-07-07 09:17:23 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2008-07-07 09:17:23 (GMT)
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Merge branch 'dr/ceiling'
* dr/ceiling: Eliminate an unnecessary chdir("..") Add support for GIT_CEILING_DIRECTORIES Fold test-absolute-path into test-path-utils Implement normalize_absolute_path Conflicts: cache.h setup.c
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@@ -427,6 +427,14 @@ git so take care if using Cogito etc.
This can also be controlled by the '--work-tree' command line
option and the core.worktree configuration variable.
+ This should be a colon-separated list of absolute paths.
+ If set, it is a list of directories that git should not chdir
+ up into while looking for a repository directory.
+ It will not exclude the current working directory or
+ a GIT_DIR set on the command line or in the environment.
+ (Useful for excluding slow-loading network directories.)
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