From: "Junio C Hamano" <gits...@pobox.com>
Sent: Sunday, September 02, 2012 8:02 PM
"Philip Oakley" <philipoak...@iee.org> writes:
Is there a way to identify the config core.excludesfile if present?
i.e. that it is from that config variable, rather than directory
If the code handles $GIT_DIR/info/exclude then that configuration
would also be handled the same way, no?
Probably not. The $GIT_DIR/info/exclude is directly a path, while the
core.excludesfile could point anywhere. This assumes the path to the
relevant ignore file is shown.
Given the suggested report format in the Documentation, this path could
be reported as 'coreexclude', not just an 'exclude'.
If I've understood the regular code correctly, the core.excludesfile is
always at one end of the exclude struct so should be easy to check at
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