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authorJunio C Hamano <>2011-10-21 23:04:32 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2011-10-21 23:04:32 (GMT)
commite75a59adfcc4fd048690e5b25f9a8c31d8011d53 (patch)
tree81d726bd68ab7d9dc149c82955fc0cc363fa9486 /Documentation
parent1ad4b17b069a7b692ab801bda37c5ab35ef0208e (diff)
parentd5570f4d2cb29f3db9f69ff5fcde0a7d54ad2696 (diff)
Merge branch 'jk/daemon-msgs'
* jk/daemon-msgs: daemon: give friendlier error messages to clients Conflicts: daemon.c
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-daemon.txt b/Documentation/git-daemon.txt
index 69a1e4a..31b28fc 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-daemon.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-daemon.txt
@@ -161,6 +161,16 @@ the facility of inet daemon to achieve the same before spawning
repository configuration. By default, all the services
are overridable.
+ When informative errors are turned on, git-daemon will report
+ more verbose errors to the client, differentiating conditions
+ like "no such repository" from "repository not exported". This
+ is more convenient for clients, but may leak information about
+ the existence of unexported repositories. When informative
+ errors are not enabled, all errors report "access denied" to the
+ client. The default is --no-informative-errors.
A directory to add to the whitelist of allowed directories. Unless
--strict-paths is specified this will also include subdirectories