Manlio Perillo <> writes:

> The Documentation/git.txt file, in the GIT_DIR environment variable
> section, did not mentioned that this value can also be set using the
> --git-dir command line option.
> ---

s/mentioned/mention/; Also it may help to say

        Unlike other environment variables (e.g. GIT_WORK_TREE,

somewhere in the description.

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>  Documentation/git.txt | 1 +
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
> diff --git a/Documentation/git.txt b/Documentation/git.txt
> index e643683..60db292 100644
> --- a/Documentation/git.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/git.txt
> @@ -650,6 +650,7 @@ git so take care if using Cogito etc.
>       If the 'GIT_DIR' environment variable is set then it
>       specifies a path to use instead of the default `.git`
>       for the base of the repository.
> +     The '--git-dir' command-line option also sets this value.
>       Set the path to the working tree.  The value will not be
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