Here the different cases I tried:
1.) changing the initial line HOME="$HOMEDRIVE$HOMEPATH" to
Creates .gitconfig when I call git config --global user.name "Name". This
file contains only the user (name, email) information. Changes are seen by
Commit fails with "tell me who you are".
2.) changing the initial line HOME="$HOMEDRIVE$HOMEPATH" to HOME =
"C:/Documents and Settings/me/".
Same behaviour as in 1.)
3) adding a line HOME = "C:/Documents and Settings/mbader/" after the
complete section where home is defined.
Git Bash start with an error message "HOME command not found", but I can
Git behaves later as if this line is not existing.
git config -l sees changes in .gitconfig and in C:\Program
Files\Git\etc\gitconfig, but not in C:\Documents and Settings\me\gitconfig.
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