In particular, it can get called with four arguments if you happen to be referring to a repo using the ssh:// scheme with a non-default port number.
Signed-off-by: Dan Bornstein <danf...@milk.com> --- Documentation/git.txt | 9 ++++++--- 1 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-) diff --git a/Documentation/git.txt b/Documentation/git.txt index 7efaa59..4307d62 100644 --- a/Documentation/git.txt +++ b/Documentation/git.txt @@ -774,9 +774,12 @@ other If this environment variable is set then 'git fetch' and 'git push' will use this command instead of 'ssh' when they need to connect to a remote system. - The '$GIT_SSH' command will be given exactly two arguments: - the 'username@host' (or just 'host') from the URL and the - shell command to execute on that remote system. + The '$GIT_SSH' command will be given exactly two or + four arguments: the 'username@host' (or just 'host') + from the URL and the shell command to execute on that + remote system, optionally preceded by '-p' (literally) and + the 'port' from the URL when it specifies something other + than the default SSH port. + To pass options to the program that you want to list in GIT_SSH you will need to wrap the program and options into a shell script, -- 126.96.36.199 -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html