----- Ursprungligt meddelande -----
> On Mon, Jul 08, 2013 at 12:00:02AM +0200, Robin Rosenberg wrote:
> > Signed-off-by: Robin Rosenberg <robin.rosenb...@dewire.com>
> > ---
> >  Documentation/git-config.txt | 6 ++++--
> >  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> > 
> > diff --git a/Documentation/git-config.txt
> > b/Documentation/git-config.txt
> > index 9ae2508..3198d52 100644
> > --- a/Documentation/git-config.txt
> > +++ b/Documentation/git-config.txt
> > @@ -107,7 +107,8 @@ See also <<FILES>>.
> >  
> >  --system::
> >     For writing options: write to system-wide $(prefix)/etc/gitconfig
> > -   rather than the repository .git/config.
> > +   rather than the repository .git/config. However, $(prefix) is
> > /usr
> > +   then /etc/gitconfig is used.
> 
> That's a build time condition, not something that's decided at
> runtime
> so I'm not sure that this logic belongs in the user facing
> documentation.  The technically correct change would be to use
> "$(sysconfdir)/gitconfig" but I think that will just confuse users
> more.
> 
> Since we have a build step for the documentation, I wonder if it's
> possible to replace these with the correct directory at build time.

Might work for documentation. I'd like a run-time variant for my
particular problem, but the one I found now, e.g. git rev-parse --show-prefix"
does not work in the general case. I want to tell JGit where the system
wide configuration file is, even before we have a git repository.

-- robin
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