At present, 'git show-ref' ignores any attempt to set config
variables (e.g. core.checkstat) from the command line using
the -c option to git. In order to enable such usage, add the
missing call to git_config() from cmd_show_ref().

Signed-off-by: Ramsay Jones <>
 builtin/show-ref.c | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/builtin/show-ref.c b/builtin/show-ref.c
index 8d9b76a..95f5ca9 100644
--- a/builtin/show-ref.c
+++ b/builtin/show-ref.c
@@ -191,6 +191,8 @@ int cmd_show_ref(int argc, const char **argv, const char 
        if (argc == 2 && !strcmp(argv[1], "-h"))
                usage_with_options(show_ref_usage, show_ref_options);
+       git_config(git_default_config, NULL);
        argc = parse_options(argc, argv, prefix, show_ref_options,
                             show_ref_usage, PARSE_OPT_NO_INTERNAL_HELP);

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