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@@ -79,18 +79,69 @@ escape sequences) are invalid.
Includes
~~~~~~~~
-You can include one config file from another by setting the special
+You can include a config file from another by setting the special
`include.path` variable to the name of the file to be included. The
variable takes a pathname as its value, and is subject to tilde
-expansion.
+expansion. `include.path` can be given multiple times.
-The
-included file is expanded immediately, as if its contents had been
+The included file is expanded immediately, as if its contents had been
found at the location of the include directive. If the value of the
-`include.path` variable is a relative path, the path is considered to be
-relative to the configuration file in which the include directive was
-found. See below for examples.
+`include.path` variable is a relative path, the path is considered to
+be relative to the configuration file in which the include directive
+was found. See below for examples.
+Conditional includes
+~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
+
+You can include a config file from another conditionally by setting a
+`includeIf.<condition>.path` variable to the name of the file to be
+included. The variable's value is treated the same way as
+`include.path`. `includeIf.<condition>.path` can be given multiple times.
+
+The condition starts with a keyword followed by a colon and some data
+whose format and meaning depends on the keyword. Supported keywords
+are:
+
+`gitdir`::
+
+ The data that follows the keyword `gitdir:` is used as a glob
+ pattern. If the location of the .git directory matches the
+ pattern, the include condition is met.
++
+The .git location may be auto-discovered, or come from `$GIT_DIR`
+environment variable. If the repository is auto discovered via a .git
+file (e.g. from submodules, or a linked worktree), the .git location
+would be the final location where the .git directory is, not where the
+.git file is.
++
+The pattern can contain standard globbing wildcards and two additional
+ones, `**/` and `/**`, that can match multiple path components. Please
+refer to linkgit:gitignore[5] for details. For convenience:
+
+ * If the pattern starts with `~/`, `~` will be substituted with the
+ content of the environment variable `HOME`.
+
+ * If the pattern starts with `./`, it is replaced with the directory
+ containing the current config file.
+
+ * If the pattern does not start with either `~/`, `./` or `/`, `**/`
+ will be automatically prepended. For example, the pattern `foo/bar`
+ becomes `**/foo/bar` and would match `/any/path/to/foo/bar`.
+
+ * If the pattern ends with `/`, `**` will be automatically added. For
+ example, the pattern `foo/` becomes `foo/**`. In other words, it
+ matches "foo" and everything inside, recursively.
+
+`gitdir/i`::
+ This is the same as `gitdir` except that matching is done
+ case-insensitively (e.g. on case-insensitive file sytems)
+
+A few more notes on matching via `gitdir` and `gitdir/i`:
+
+ * Symlinks in `$GIT_DIR` are not resolved before matching.
+
+ * Note that "../" is not special and will match literally, which is
+ unlikely what you want.
Example
~~~~~~~
@@ -119,6 +170,17 @@ Example
path = foo ; expand "foo" relative to the current file
path = ~/foo ; expand "foo" in your `$HOME` directory
+ ; include if $GIT_DIR is /path/to/foo/.git
+ [includeIf "gitdir:/path/to/foo/.git"]
+ path = /path/to/foo.inc
+
+ ; include for all repositories inside /path/to/group
+ [includeIf "gitdir:/path/to/group/"]
+ path = /path/to/foo.inc
+
+ ; include for all repositories inside $HOME/to/group
+ [includeIf "gitdir:~/to/group/"]
+ path = /path/to/foo.inc
Values
~~~~~~
@@ -334,6 +396,10 @@ core.trustctime::
crawlers and some backup systems).
See linkgit:git-update-index[1]. True by default.
+core.splitIndex::
+ If true, the split-index feature of the index will be used.
+ See linkgit:git-update-index[1]. False by default.
+
core.untrackedCache::
Determines what to do about the untracked cache feature of the
index. It will be kept, if this variable is unset or set to
@@ -350,16 +416,19 @@ core.checkStat::
all fields, including the sub-second part of mtime and ctime.
core.quotePath::
- The commands that output paths (e.g. 'ls-files',
- 'diff'), when not given the `-z` option, will quote
- "unusual" characters in the pathname by enclosing the
- pathname in a double-quote pair and with backslashes the
- same way strings in C source code are quoted. If this
- variable is set to false, the bytes higher than 0x80 are
- not quoted but output as verbatim. Note that double
- quote, backslash and control characters are always
- quoted without `-z` regardless of the setting of this
- variable.
+ Commands that output paths (e.g. 'ls-files', 'diff'), will
+ quote "unusual" characters in the pathname by enclosing the
+ pathname in double-quotes and escaping those characters with
+ backslashes in the same way C escapes control characters (e.g.
+ `\t` for TAB, `\n` for LF, `\\` for backslash) or bytes with
+ values larger than 0x80 (e.g. octal `\302\265` for "micro" in
+ UTF-8). If this variable is set to false, bytes higher than
+ 0x80 are not considered "unusual" any more. Double-quotes,
+ backslash and control characters are always escaped regardless
+ of the setting of this variable. A simple space character is
+ not considered "unusual". Many commands can output pathnames
+ completely verbatim using the `-z` option. The default value
+ is true.
core.eol::
Sets the line ending type to use in the working directory for
@@ -1402,6 +1471,12 @@ gc.autoDetach::
Make `git gc --auto` return immediately and run in background
if the system supports it. Default is true.
+gc.logExpiry::
+ If the file gc.log exists, then `git gc --auto` won't run
+ unless that file is more than 'gc.logExpiry' old. Default is
+ "1.day". See `gc.pruneExpire` for more ways to specify its
+ value.
+
gc.packRefs::
Running `git pack-refs` in a repository renders it
unclonable by Git versions prior to 1.5.1.2 over dumb
@@ -1919,7 +1994,10 @@ http.<url>.*::
must match exactly between the config key and the URL.
. Host/domain name (e.g., `example.com` in `https://example.com/`).
- This field must match exactly between the config key and the URL.
+ This field must match between the config key and the URL. It is
+ possible to specify a `*` as part of the host name to match all subdomains
+ at this level. `https://*.example.com/` for example would match
+ `https://foo.example.com/`, but not `https://foo.bar.example.com/`.
. Port number (e.g., `8080` in `http://example.com:8080/`).
This field must match exactly between the config key and the URL.
@@ -1954,6 +2032,17 @@ Environment variable settings always override any matches. The URLs that are
matched against are those given directly to Git commands. This means any URLs
visited as a result of a redirection do not participate in matching.
+ssh.variant::
+ Depending on the value of the environment variables `GIT_SSH` or
+ `GIT_SSH_COMMAND`, or the config setting `core.sshCommand`, Git
+ auto-detects whether to adjust its command-line parameters for use
+ with plink or tortoiseplink, as opposed to the default (OpenSSH).
++
+The config variable `ssh.variant` can be set to override this auto-detection;
+valid values are `ssh`, `plink`, `putty` or `tortoiseplink`. Any other value
+will be treated as normal ssh. This setting can be overridden via the
+environment variable `GIT_SSH_VARIANT`.
+
i18n.commitEncoding::
Character encoding the commit messages are stored in; Git itself
does not care per se, but this information is necessary e.g. when
@@ -2432,6 +2521,8 @@ push.default::
pushing to the same repository you would normally pull from
(i.e. central workflow).
+* `tracking` - This is a deprecated synonym for `upstream`.
+
* `simple` - in centralized workflow, work like `upstream` with an
added safety to refuse to push if the upstream branch's name is
different from the local one.
@@ -2827,6 +2918,31 @@ showbranch.default::
The default set of branches for linkgit:git-show-branch[1].
See linkgit:git-show-branch[1].
+splitIndex.maxPercentChange::
+ When the split index feature is used, this specifies the
+ percent of entries the split index can contain compared to the
+ total number of entries in both the split index and the shared
+ index before a new shared index is written.
+ The value should be between 0 and 100. If the value is 0 then
+ a new shared index is always written, if it is 100 a new
+ shared index is never written.
+ By default the value is 20, so a new shared index is written
+ if the number of entries in the split index would be greater
+ than 20 percent of the total number of entries.
+ See linkgit:git-update-index[1].
+
+splitIndex.sharedIndexExpire::
+ When the split index feature is used, shared index files that
+ were not modified since the time this variable specifies will
+ be removed when a new shared index file is created. The value
+ "now" expires all entries immediately, and "never" suppresses
+ expiration altogether.
+ The default value is "2.weeks.ago".
+ Note that a shared index file is considered modified (for the
+ purpose of expiration) each time a new split-index file is
+ either created based on it or read from it.
+ See linkgit:git-update-index[1].
+
status.relativePaths::
By default, linkgit:git-status[1] shows paths relative to the
current directory. Setting this variable to `false` shows paths