It was missed in the option list while mentioned from the general
description.  Add it for completeness.

Signed-off-by: Namhyung Kim <>
 Documentation/git-config.txt |    9 +++++++++
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/git-config.txt b/Documentation/git-config.txt
index d88a6fc..19a7be0 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-config.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-config.txt
@@ -114,6 +114,15 @@ rather than from all available files.
 See also <<FILES>>.
+       For writing options: write to the repository .git/config file.
+       This is the default behavior.
+For reading options: read only from the repository .git/config rather than
+from all available files.
+See also <<FILES>>.
 -f config-file::
 --file config-file::
        Use the given config file instead of the one specified by GIT_CONFIG.

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