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@@ -19,3 +19,10 @@ line option `-c<path>`.
The value of this setting is interpolated, i.e. `~/<path>` expands to a
path relative to the home directory and `%(prefix)/<path>` expands to a
path relative to Git's (runtime) prefix.
+To completely opt-out of this security check, set `` to the
+string `*`. This will allow all repositories to be treated as if their
+directory was listed in the `` list. If `*`
+is set in system config and you want to re-enable this protection, then
+initialize your list with an empty value before listing the repositories
+that you deem safe.