From: Michael Haggerty <>

The "--add" option is required to add a new value to a multivalued
configuration entry.

Signed-off-by: Michael Haggerty <>
 Documentation/git-config.txt | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/git-config.txt b/Documentation/git-config.txt
index 46775fe..584ef51 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-config.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-config.txt
@@ -342,7 +342,7 @@ To actually match only values with an exclamation mark, you 
have to
 To add a new proxy, without altering any of the existing ones, use
-% git config core.gitproxy '"proxy-command" for'
+% git config --add core.gitproxy '"proxy-command" for'
 An example to use customized color from the configuration in your

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