David Glasser <glas...@davidglasser.net> writes:
> Signed-off-by: David Glasser <glas...@davidglasser.net>
> Documentation/git-config.txt | 3 +++
> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
> diff --git a/Documentation/git-config.txt b/Documentation/git-config.txt
> index f163113..83f86b9 100644
> --- a/Documentation/git-config.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/git-config.txt
> @@ -263,6 +263,9 @@ The files are read in the order given above, with
> last value found taking
No need to resend but the above context line somehow got line-wrapped.
> precedence over values read earlier. When multiple values are taken then all
> values of a key from all files will be used.
> +You may override individual configuration parameters when running any git
> +command by using the `-c` option. See linkgit:git for details.
This is not a new (as linkgit:git also has it) but "override" is
a white lie, and may invite nitpickers. The -c var=val given from
the "git" command line is merely tacked at the end of the search
order, so it would "override" when the variable is used as a
single-valued variable, but when it is used as multi-valued one, it
That might be something we want to fix up further in later patches;
the change we see in this patch is good regardless.
> All writing options will per default write to the repository specific
> configuration file. Note that this also affects options like `--replace-all`
> and `--unset`. *'git config' will only ever change one file at a time*.
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