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authorJunio C Hamano <>2015-03-06 22:57:56 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2015-03-06 22:57:56 (GMT)
commitd86679fa061e22e33596814630513b6a7b4d4767 (patch)
treecbb918dcdfa87f73743c4a3c58597a6e71555d3a /Documentation
parent2e7ca2745b7c08815fdbdccf9b410846e079b102 (diff)
parentafb5de7f8d0dd9207a587f4ee2fa29d7ee8485ea (diff)
Merge branch 'mm/am-c-doc' into maint
The configuration variable 'mailinfo.scissors' was hard to discover in the documentation. * mm/am-c-doc: Documentation/git-am.txt: mention mailinfo.scissors config variable Documentation/config.txt: document mailinfo.scissors
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2 files changed, 9 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/config.txt b/Documentation/config.txt
index b22a7a7..9307c98 100644
--- a/Documentation/config.txt
+++ b/Documentation/config.txt
@@ -1739,6 +1739,13 @@ log.mailmap::
If true, makes linkgit:git-log[1], linkgit:git-show[1], and
linkgit:git-whatchanged[1] assume `--use-mailmap`.
+ If true, makes linkgit:git-mailinfo[1] (and therefore
+ linkgit:git-am[1]) act by default as if the --scissors option
+ was provided on the command-line. When active, this features
+ removes everything from the message body before a scissors
+ line (i.e. consisting mainly of ">8", "8<" and "-").
The location of an augmenting mailmap file. The default
mailmap, located in the root of the repository, is loaded
diff --git a/Documentation/git-am.txt b/Documentation/git-am.txt
index f4eea28..0d8ba48 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-am.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-am.txt
@@ -52,7 +52,8 @@ OPTIONS
Remove everything in body before a scissors line (see
- linkgit:git-mailinfo[1]).
+ linkgit:git-mailinfo[1]). Can be activated by default using
+ the `mailinfo.scissors` configuration variable.
Ignore scissors lines (see linkgit:git-mailinfo[1]).