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diff --git a/Documentation/git-config.txt b/Documentation/git-config.txt
index 8e24043..1bfe9f5 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-config.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-config.txt
@@ -45,13 +45,15 @@ unset an existing `--type` specifier with `--no-type`.
When reading, the values are read from the system, global and
repository local configuration files by default, and options
-`--system`, `--global`, `--local` and `--file <filename>` can be
-used to tell the command to read from only that location (see <<FILES>>).
+`--system`, `--global`, `--local`, `--worktree` and
+`--file <filename>` can be used to tell the command to read from only
+that location (see <<FILES>>).
When writing, the new value is written to the repository local
configuration file by default, and options `--system`, `--global`,
-`--file <filename>` can be used to tell the command to write to
-that location (you can say `--local` but that is the default).
+`--worktree`, `--file <filename>` can be used to tell the command to
+write to that location (you can say `--local` but that is the
+default).
This command will fail with non-zero status upon error. Some exit
codes are:
@@ -131,6 +133,11 @@ from all available files.
+
See also <<FILES>>.
+--worktree::
+ Similar to `--local` except that `.git/config.worktree` is
+ read from or written to if `extensions.worktreeConfig` is
+ present. If not it's the same as `--local`.
+
-f config-file::
--file config-file::
Use the given config file instead of the one specified by GIT_CONFIG.
@@ -188,8 +195,8 @@ Valid `<type>`'s include:
--bool-or-int::
--path::
--expiry-date::
- Historical options for selecting a type specifier. Prefer instead `--type`,
- (see: above).
+ Historical options for selecting a type specifier. Prefer instead `--type`
+ (see above).
--no-type::
Un-sets the previously set type specifier (if one was previously set). This
@@ -281,6 +288,10 @@ $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/git/config::
$GIT_DIR/config::
Repository specific configuration file.
+$GIT_DIR/config.worktree::
+ This is optional and is only searched when
+ `extensions.worktreeConfig` is present in $GIT_DIR/config.
+
If no further options are given, all reading options will read all of these
files that are available. If the global or the system-wide configuration
file are not available they will be ignored. If the repository configuration
@@ -299,9 +310,10 @@ configuration file. Note that this also affects options like `--replace-all`
and `--unset`. *'git config' will only ever change one file at a time*.
You can override these rules either by command-line options or by environment
-variables. The `--global` and the `--system` options will limit the file used
-to the global or system-wide file respectively. The `GIT_CONFIG` environment
-variable has a similar effect, but you can specify any filename you want.
+variables. The `--global`, `--system` and `--worktree` options will limit
+the file used to the global, system-wide or per-worktree file respectively.
+The `GIT_CONFIG` environment variable has a similar effect, but you
+can specify any filename you want.
ENVIRONMENT
@@ -442,9 +454,9 @@ For URLs in `https://weak.example.com`, `http.sslVerify` is set to
false, while it is set to `true` for all others:
------------
-% git config --bool --get-urlmatch http.sslverify https://good.example.com
+% git config --type=bool --get-urlmatch http.sslverify https://good.example.com
true
-% git config --bool --get-urlmatch http.sslverify https://weak.example.com
+% git config --type=bool --get-urlmatch http.sslverify https://weak.example.com
false
% git config --get-urlmatch http https://weak.example.com
http.cookieFile /tmp/cookie.txt