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@@ -27,6 +27,8 @@ The following browsers (or commands) are currently supported:
* dillo
* open (this is the default under Mac OS X GUI)
+Custom commands may also be specified.
-b BROWSER|--browser=BROWSER::
@@ -43,16 +45,35 @@ OPTIONS
+CONF.VAR (from -c option) and web.browser
The web browser can be specified using a configuration variable passed
with the -c (or --config) command line option, or the 'web.browser'
configuration variable if the former is not used.
You can explicitly provide a full path to your preferred browser by
setting the configuration variable 'browser.<tool>.path'. For example,
you can configure the absolute path to firefox by setting
'browser.firefox.path'. Otherwise, 'git-web--browse' assumes the tool
is available in PATH.
+When the browser, specified by options or configuration variables, is
+not among the supported ones, then the corresponding
+'browser.<tool>.cmd' configuration variable will be looked up. If this
+variable exists then "git web--browse" will treat the specified tool
+as a custom command and will use a shell eval to run the command with
+the URLs passed as arguments.
+Note about git config --global
Note that these configuration variables should probably be set using
the '--global' flag, for example like this: