Symlinks has nothing to do with the fact that I want the part of the 
configuration to be versioned. BTW on windows symlinks work kinda 
differently. Of course since Vista/Server 2008 we have mklink bundled, but 
I don't think will handle this situation correctly. Nevertheless 
the fact that the path to project-specific git extensions can change in 
futer remains true. So the only way to handle this correctly is to allow 
repository git configuration be versioned. At least a part of it.

вторник, 3 июня 2014 г., 15:12:09 UTC+3 пользователь Magnus Therning 
> On Tue, Jun 03, 2014 at 04:24:43AM -0700, Pierre-François CLEMENT wrote: 
> > 
> > 
> > > I want to extend git commands set on per-repository basis and 
> therefore I 
> > > need to have VERSIONED sort of .config file 
> > > 
> > 
> > You can use the repository's .git/config file to set repo-specific 
> > configuration, but why would you want it to be versioned in the 
> > project itself? It'd force anybody who can clone the repo to have 
> > the same config file. 
> > 
> > I guess that the closer you could get to this would be to version a, 
> > say, git.config file in the project root and then replace the repo's 
> > .git/config file with a symlink to it. But keep in mind that it'll 
> > still require whoever can clone the repo to decide to do so, you 
> > won't be able to force them -- and doing so will prevent them from 
> > having their own per-repository config file. 
> Something I'd be more comfortable with is making `git-config` a shell 
> script containing calls to `git config --local`.  Yes, it's then a 
> two-step procedure, and people might forget to perform the second 
> step, but *I* am in control and a `git pull` will not silently cause 
> any config changes. 
> /M 
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