On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 1:13 PM, David Aguilar <dav...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Apologies for top post -- anybody have a recommendation for a better app then
> Will this not conflict with folks that supply their own gitconfig?
You mean people that provide their own ETC_GITCONFIG? If you mean
distributions, their packaging would override /etc/gitconfig, if you
mean people that have already a /etc/gitconfig, packaging systems
usually save the old one so they can solve the conflict manually (e.g.
/etc/gitconfig.pacsave). So no, it would not conflict. If you mean
people that have ~/.gitconfig, then absolutely not, because that one
Alternatively, we could have a higher level configuration file (e.g.
/usr/share/git/config), but I think that's overkill.
> I like the idea. Docs? Also, should this not be done in the C side so that
> we don't waste time reading the config, and also prevent users from
> overriding these?
But we want them to be easily readable, and possibly allow
distributions to easily modify them.
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