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authorAndreas Heiduk <>2017-08-14 22:12:18 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2017-08-14 22:47:56 (GMT)
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tree29283dc443852273f63c48f04bf8fa39f3ac1ca5 /Documentation/git.txt
parent3b827444811d7eddeddd44850f5dbbb4d59747f5 (diff)
doc: clarify "config --bool" behaviour with empty string
`git config --bool xxx.yyy` returns `true` for `[xxx]yyy` but `false` for `[xxx]yyy=` or `[xxx]yyy=""`. This is tested in since 09bc098c2. Signed-off-by: Andreas Heiduk <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -571,7 +571,8 @@ example the following invocations are equivalent:
Note that omitting the `=` in `git -c ...` is allowed and sets
`` 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 ...`) sets `` to the empty string. ...`) sets `` to the empty string which ` git config
+--bool` will convert to `false`.
Path to wherever your core Git programs are installed.