On Sun, Apr 7, 2013 at 9:50 AM, Matthieu Moy
> Felipe Contreras <felipe.contre...@gmail.com> writes:
>> So, I'm a user that does 'git format-patch --cover-letter=auto origin'
>> so I don't have the format.coverletter=auto configuration. Why? Why am
>> I not setting that configuration, and why am I running
> The command may well be ran from a script or alias.
Wouldn't this work for both cases?
% git -c format.coverletter=auto format-patch
> It is good in
> general to give the user/script writer a simple way to get predictible
> behavior regardless of the configuration.
Predictable means when the user does X, (s)he would know what would be
the outcome. But if the user never does X, it doesn't matter.
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