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authorJunio C Hamano <>2017-12-06 17:23:37 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2017-12-06 17:23:37 (GMT)
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Merge branch 'hm/config-parse-expiry-date'
"git config --expiry-date gc.reflogexpire" can read "2.weeks" from the configuration and report it as a timestamp, just like "--int" would read "1k" and report 1024, to help consumption by scripts. * hm/config-parse-expiry-date: config: add --expiry-date
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-config.txt b/Documentation/git-config.txt
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@@ -180,6 +180,11 @@ See also <<FILES>>.
value (but you can use `git config section.variable ~/`
from the command line to let your shell do the expansion).
+ `git config` will ensure that the output is converted from
+ a fixed or relative date-string to a timestamp. This option
+ has no effect when setting the value.
For all options that output values and/or keys, always