I don't have an /etc/gitconfig on Ubuntu and I can't remember if a
.gitconfig was created in my home directory, I don't think it was. You'll
soon have a .gitconfig file once you start setting properties via git
config --global as Git will create the file for you. I think you'll most
definitely have to configure your name and email in Git so you'll end up
with a .gitconfig file soon enough.
On Wednesday, 30 January 2013 19:17:25 UTC, automatix wrote:
> Reading Progit (1.5 Getting Started - First-Time Git
> /etc/gitconfig file: Contains values for every user on the system and all
>> their repositories. If you pass the option--system to git config, it
>> reads and writes from this file specifically.
> I've just instaled Git on my (Debian 64bit) VM, but there is neither
> /etc/gitconfig file, nor a .gitconfig file in my user home directory.
> Perhaps something went wrong, when Git was being installed?
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