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authorMartin Ågren <>2018-02-21 18:51:43 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2018-02-21 22:27:29 (GMT)
commit32888b8fd56175f52f3139915d931f78d8c4ef89 (patch)
tree895c7c2aa8d02838d658d26a84807553df4766dc /builtin/config.c
parentcd878a206e8ca67b215de5fa510f0ef30bb6e1c6 (diff)
config: respect `pager.config` in list/get-mode only
Similar to de121ffe5 (tag: respect `pager.tag` in list-mode only, 2017-08-02), use the DELAY_PAGER_CONFIG-mechanism to only respect `pager.config` when we are listing or "get"ing config. We have several getters and some are guaranteed to give at most one line of output. Paging all getters including those could be convenient from a documentation point-of-view. The downside would be that a misconfigured or not so modern pager might wait for user interaction before terminating. Let's instead respect the config for precisely those getters which may produce more than one line of output. `--get-urlmatch` may or may not produce multiple lines of output, depending on the exact usage. Let's not try to recognize the two modes, but instead make `--get-urlmatch` always respect the config. Analyzing the detailed usage might be trivial enough here, but could establish a precedent that we will never be able to enforce throughout the codebase and that will just open a can of worms. This fixes the failing test added in the previous commit. Also adapt the test for whether `git config bar` and `git config --get` respects `pager.config`. Signed-off-by: Martin Ågren <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
Diffstat (limited to 'builtin/config.c')
1 files changed, 10 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/builtin/config.c b/builtin/config.c
index ab5f954..a732d9b 100644
--- a/builtin/config.c
+++ b/builtin/config.c
@@ -48,6 +48,13 @@ static int show_origin;
#define ACTION_GET_COLORBOOL (1<<14)
#define ACTION_GET_URLMATCH (1<<15)
+ * The actions "ACTION_LIST | ACTION_GET_*" which may produce more than
+ * one line of output and which should therefore be paged.
+ */
#define TYPE_BOOL (1<<0)
#define TYPE_INT (1<<1)
#define TYPE_BOOL_OR_INT (1<<2)
@@ -594,6 +601,9 @@ int cmd_config(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
usage_with_options(builtin_config_usage, builtin_config_options);
+ if (actions & PAGING_ACTIONS)
+ setup_auto_pager("config", 0);
if (actions == ACTION_LIST) {
check_argc(argc, 0, 0);
if (config_with_options(show_all_config, NULL,