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authorMatthieu Moy <>2012-06-11 17:51:47 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2012-06-12 14:48:40 (GMT)
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api-credential.txt: document that helpers field is filled-in automatically
It was unclear whether the field was to be specified by the user of the API. Signed-off-by: Matthieu Moy <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -65,7 +65,10 @@ Data Structures
The `helpers` member of the struct is a `string_list` of helpers. Each
string specifies an external helper which will be run, in order, to
either acquire or store credentials. See the section on credential
-helpers below.
+helpers below. This list is filled-in by the API functions
+according to the corresponding configuration variables before
+consulting helpers, so there usually is no need for a caller to
+modify the helpers field at all.
This struct should always be initialized with `CREDENTIAL_INIT` or