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authorKnut Franke <k.franke@science-computing.de>2010-08-30 13:40:29 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2010-08-31 17:49:30 (GMT)
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Extend documentation of core.askpass and GIT_ASKPASS.
Signed-off-by: Knut Franke <k.franke@science-computing.de> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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@@ -634,6 +634,13 @@ Usually it is easier to configure any desired options through your
personal `.ssh/config` file. Please consult your ssh documentation
for further details.
+'GIT_ASKPASS'::
+ If this environment variable is set, then git commands which need to
+ acquire passwords or passphrases (e.g. for HTTP or IMAP authentication)
+ will call this program with a suitable prompt as command line argument
+ and read the password from its STDOUT. See also the 'core.askpass'
+ option in linkgit:git-config[1].
+
'GIT_FLUSH'::
If this environment variable is set to "1", then commands such
as 'git blame' (in incremental mode), 'git rev-list', 'git log',