On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 06:04:04AM -0500, Jeff King wrote:

> In a bare repository, there isn't a simple way to respect an
> in-tree mailmap without extracting it to a temporary file.
> This patch provides a config variable, similar to
> mailmap.file, which reads the mailmap from a blob in the
> repository.

While preparing the "default mailmap.blob" patch, I noticed a few loose
ends in the documentation. They can be squashed into this 2/2
(jk/mailmap-from-blob~1), or can go on top of the series:

-- >8 --
Subject: [PATCH] fix some documentation loose-ends for mailmap.blob

Anywhere we mention mailmap.file, it is probably worth
mentioning mailmap.blob, as well.

Signed-off-by: Jeff King <p...@peff.net>
 Documentation/git-log.txt | 2 +-
 Documentation/mailmap.txt | 3 ++-
 2 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/git-log.txt b/Documentation/git-log.txt
index 585dac4..08a185d 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-log.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-log.txt
@@ -167,7 +167,7 @@ log.showroot::
        `git log -p` output would be shown without a diff attached.
        The default is `true`.
        See linkgit:git-shortlog[1].
diff --git a/Documentation/mailmap.txt b/Documentation/mailmap.txt
index 288f04e..bb349c2 100644
--- a/Documentation/mailmap.txt
+++ b/Documentation/mailmap.txt
@@ -1,5 +1,6 @@ If the file `.mailmap` exists at the toplevel of the 
repository, or at
 If the file `.mailmap` exists at the toplevel of the repository, or at
-the location pointed to by the mailmap.file configuration option, it
+the location pointed to by the mailmap.file or mailmap.blob
+configuration options, it
 is used to map author and committer names and email addresses to
 canonical real names and email addresses.

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