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-rw-r--r--Documentation/config.txt6
-rw-r--r--Documentation/gitattributes.txt13
-rw-r--r--Makefile6
-rw-r--r--attr.c52
-rw-r--r--configure.ac10
-rwxr-xr-xt/t0003-attributes.sh13
6 files changed, 95 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/config.txt b/Documentation/config.txt
index e75434b..a043d55 100644
--- a/Documentation/config.txt
+++ b/Documentation/config.txt
@@ -450,6 +450,12 @@ core.excludesfile::
to the value of `$HOME` and "{tilde}user/" to the specified user's
home directory. See linkgit:gitignore[5].
+core.attributesfile::
+ In addition to '.gitattributes' (per-directory) and
+ '.git/info/attributes', git looks into this file for attributes
+ (see linkgit:gitattributes[5]). Path expansions are made the same
+ way as for `core.excludesfile`.
+
core.editor::
Commands such as `commit` and `tag` that lets you edit
messages by launching an editor uses the value of this
diff --git a/Documentation/gitattributes.txt b/Documentation/gitattributes.txt
index 564586b..c6bdeae 100644
--- a/Documentation/gitattributes.txt
+++ b/Documentation/gitattributes.txt
@@ -62,14 +62,21 @@ consults `$GIT_DIR/info/attributes` file (which has the highest
precedence), `.gitattributes` file in the same directory as the
path in question, and its parent directories up to the toplevel of the
work tree (the further the directory that contains `.gitattributes`
-is from the path in question, the lower its precedence).
+is from the path in question, the lower its precedence). Finally
+global and system-wide files are considered (they have the lowest
+precedence).
If you wish to affect only a single repository (i.e., to assign
-attributes to files that are particular to one user's workflow), then
+attributes to files that are particular to
+one user's workflow for that repository), then
attributes should be placed in the `$GIT_DIR/info/attributes` file.
Attributes which should be version-controlled and distributed to other
repositories (i.e., attributes of interest to all users) should go into
-`.gitattributes` files.
+`.gitattributes` files. Attributes that should affect all repositories
+for a single user should be placed in a file specified by the
+`core.attributesfile` configuration option (see linkgit:git-config[1]).
+Attributes for all users on a system should be placed in the
+`$(prefix)/etc/gitattributes` file.
Sometimes you would need to override an setting of an attribute
for a path to `unspecified` state. This can be done by listing
diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
index bc3c570..eadd2d7 100644
--- a/Makefile
+++ b/Makefile
@@ -268,6 +268,7 @@ STRIP ?= strip
# infodir
# htmldir
# ETC_GITCONFIG (but not sysconfdir)
+# ETC_GITATTRIBUTES
# can be specified as a relative path some/where/else;
# this is interpreted as relative to $(prefix) and "git" at
# runtime figures out where they are based on the path to the executable.
@@ -286,9 +287,11 @@ htmldir = share/doc/git-doc
ifeq ($(prefix),/usr)
sysconfdir = /etc
ETC_GITCONFIG = $(sysconfdir)/gitconfig
+ETC_GITATTRIBUTES = $(sysconfdir)/gitattributes
else
sysconfdir = $(prefix)/etc
ETC_GITCONFIG = etc/gitconfig
+ETC_GITATTRIBUTES = etc/gitattributes
endif
lib = lib
# DESTDIR=
@@ -1502,6 +1505,7 @@ endif
SHA1_HEADER_SQ = $(subst ','\'',$(SHA1_HEADER))
ETC_GITCONFIG_SQ = $(subst ','\'',$(ETC_GITCONFIG))
+ETC_GITATTRIBUTES_SQ = $(subst ','\'',$(ETC_GITATTRIBUTES))
DESTDIR_SQ = $(subst ','\'',$(DESTDIR))
bindir_SQ = $(subst ','\'',$(bindir))
@@ -1872,6 +1876,8 @@ builtin/init-db.s builtin/init-db.o: EXTRA_CPPFLAGS = \
config.s config.o: EXTRA_CPPFLAGS = -DETC_GITCONFIG='"$(ETC_GITCONFIG_SQ)"'
+attr.s attr.o: EXTRA_CPPFLAGS = -DETC_GITATTRIBUTES='"$(ETC_GITATTRIBUTES_SQ)"'
+
http.s http.o: EXTRA_CPPFLAGS = -DGIT_USER_AGENT='"git/$(GIT_VERSION)"'
ifdef NO_EXPAT
diff --git a/attr.c b/attr.c
index 8ba606c..6aff695 100644
--- a/attr.c
+++ b/attr.c
@@ -1,5 +1,6 @@
#define NO_THE_INDEX_COMPATIBILITY_MACROS
#include "cache.h"
+#include "exec_cmd.h"
#include "attr.h"
const char git_attr__true[] = "(builtin)true";
@@ -10,6 +11,8 @@ static const char git_attr__unknown[] = "(builtin)unknown";
#define ATTR__UNSET NULL
#define ATTR__UNKNOWN git_attr__unknown
+static const char *attributes_file;
+
/*
* The basic design decision here is that we are not going to have
* insanely large number of attributes.
@@ -462,6 +465,32 @@ static void drop_attr_stack(void)
}
}
+const char *git_etc_gitattributes(void)
+{
+ static const char *system_wide;
+ if (!system_wide)
+ system_wide = system_path(ETC_GITATTRIBUTES);
+ return system_wide;
+}
+
+int git_attr_system(void)
+{
+ return !git_env_bool("GIT_ATTR_NOSYSTEM", 0);
+}
+
+int git_attr_global(void)
+{
+ return !git_env_bool("GIT_ATTR_NOGLOBAL", 0);
+}
+
+static int git_attr_config(const char *var, const char *value, void *dummy)
+{
+ if (!strcmp(var, "core.attributesfile"))
+ return git_config_pathname(&attributes_file, var, value);
+
+ return 0;
+}
+
static void bootstrap_attr_stack(void)
{
if (!attr_stack) {
@@ -472,6 +501,25 @@ static void bootstrap_attr_stack(void)
elem->prev = attr_stack;
attr_stack = elem;
+ if (git_attr_system()) {
+ elem = read_attr_from_file(git_etc_gitattributes(), 1);
+ if (elem) {
+ elem->origin = NULL;
+ elem->prev = attr_stack;
+ attr_stack = elem;
+ }
+ }
+
+ git_config(git_attr_config, NULL);
+ if (git_attr_global() && attributes_file) {
+ elem = read_attr_from_file(attributes_file, 1);
+ if (elem) {
+ elem->origin = NULL;
+ elem->prev = attr_stack;
+ attr_stack = elem;
+ }
+ }
+
if (!is_bare_repository() || direction == GIT_ATTR_INDEX) {
elem = read_attr(GITATTRIBUTES_FILE, 1);
elem->origin = strdup("");
@@ -499,7 +547,9 @@ static void prepare_attr_stack(const char *path, int dirlen)
/*
* At the bottom of the attribute stack is the built-in
- * set of attribute definitions. Then, contents from
+ * set of attribute definitions, followed by the contents
+ * of $(prefix)/etc/gitattributes and a file specified by
+ * core.attributesfile. Then, contents from
* .gitattribute files from directories closer to the
* root to the ones in deeper directories are pushed
* to the stack. Finally, at the very top of the stack
diff --git a/configure.ac b/configure.ac
index 5601e8b..c5b3a41 100644
--- a/configure.ac
+++ b/configure.ac
@@ -282,7 +282,15 @@ GIT_PARSE_WITH(iconv))
GIT_PARSE_WITH_SET_MAKE_VAR(gitconfig, ETC_GITCONFIG,
Use VALUE instead of /etc/gitconfig as the
global git configuration file.
- If VALUE is not fully qualified it will be interpretted
+ If VALUE is not fully qualified it will be interpreted
+ as a path relative to the computed prefix at runtime.)
+
+#
+# Allow user to set ETC_GITATTRIBUTES variable
+GIT_PARSE_WITH_SET_MAKE_VAR(gitattributes, ETC_GITATTRIBUTES,
+ Use VALUE instead of /etc/gitattributes as the
+ global git attributes file.
+ If VALUE is not fully qualified it will be interpreted
as a path relative to the computed prefix at runtime.)
#
diff --git a/t/t0003-attributes.sh b/t/t0003-attributes.sh
index 53bd7fc..a7e24ed 100755
--- a/t/t0003-attributes.sh
+++ b/t/t0003-attributes.sh
@@ -36,6 +36,9 @@ test_expect_success 'setup' '
echo "d/* test=a/b/d/*"
echo "d/yes notest"
) >a/b/.gitattributes
+ (
+ echo "global test=global"
+ ) >$HOME/global-gitattributes
'
@@ -57,6 +60,16 @@ test_expect_success 'attribute test' '
'
+test_expect_success 'core.attributesfile' '
+ attr_check global unspecified &&
+ git config core.attributesfile "$HOME/global-gitattributes" &&
+ attr_check global global &&
+ git config core.attributesfile "~/global-gitattributes" &&
+ attr_check global global &&
+ echo "global test=precedence" >> .gitattributes &&
+ attr_check global precedence
+'
+
test_expect_success 'attribute test: read paths from stdin' '
cat <<EOF > expect