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authorJunio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>2006-05-07 22:32:51 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>2006-05-07 22:32:51 (GMT)
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repo-config: document what value_regexp does a bit more clearly.
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-repo-config.txt b/Documentation/git-repo-config.txt
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--- a/Documentation/git-repo-config.txt
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@@ -22,10 +22,11 @@ You can query/set/replace/unset options with this command. The name is
actually the section and the key separated by a dot, and the value will be
escaped.
-If you want to set/unset an option which can occur on multiple lines, you
-should provide a POSIX regex for the value. If you want to handle the lines
-*not* matching the regex, just prepend a single exclamation mark in front
-(see EXAMPLES).
+If you want to set/unset an option which can occur on multiple
+lines, a POSIX regexp `value_regex` needs to be given. Only the
+existing values that match the regexp are updated or unset. If
+you want to handle the lines that do *not* match the regex, just
+prepend a single exclamation mark in front (see EXAMPLES).
The type specifier can be either '--int' or '--bool', which will make
'git-repo-config' ensure that the variable(s) are of the given type and