Since commit 00b347d (git-config: do not complain about duplicate
entries, 2012-10-23), "git config --get" does not exit with an error if
there are multiple values for the specified key but instead returns the
last value.  Update the documentation to reflect this.

Signed-off-by: John Keeping <>
 Documentation/git-config.txt | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/git-config.txt b/Documentation/git-config.txt
index 19a7be0..fbad05e 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-config.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-config.txt
@@ -82,7 +82,7 @@ OPTIONS
        Get the value for a given key (optionally filtered by a regex
        matching the value). Returns error code 1 if the key was not
-       found and error code 2 if multiple key values were found.
+       found and the last value if multiple key values were found.
        Like get, but does not fail if the number of values for the key

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