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@@ -709,6 +709,15 @@ of clones and fetches.
the background which do not want to cause lock contention with
other operations on the repository. Defaults to `1`.
+`GIT_PRINT_SHA1_ELLIPSIS` (deprecated)::
+ If set to `yes`, print an ellipsis following an
+ (abbreviated) SHA-1 value. This affects indications of
+ detached HEADs (linkgit:git-checkout[1]) and the raw
+ diff output (linkgit:git-diff[1]). Printing an
+ ellipsis in the cases mentioned is no longer considered
+ adequate and support for it is likely to be removed in the
+ foreseeable future (along with the variable).
+
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