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authorJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2017-08-23 21:13:08 (GMT)
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Merge branch 'ah/doc-empty-string-is-false'
Doc update. * ah/doc-empty-string-is-false: doc: clarify "config --bool" behaviour with empty string
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@@ -75,7 +75,8 @@ example the following invocations are equivalent:
Note that omitting the `=` in `git -c foo.bar ...` is allowed and sets
`foo.bar` to the boolean true value (just like `[foo]bar` would in a
config file). Including the equals but with an empty value (like `git -c
-foo.bar= ...`) sets `foo.bar` to the empty string.
+foo.bar= ...`) sets `foo.bar` to the empty string which ` git config
+--bool` will convert to `false`.
--exec-path[=<path>]::
Path to wherever your core Git programs are installed.