Jeff King <p...@peff.net> writes:
> This whole discussion is basically implementing conditional config.
> [...] The problem is that it would be tricky to do in a
> backwards-compatible way.
That could be done with "conditional comments" like
# if <some-condition> then
pager = less
That's rather ugly, and the implementation would be even more ugly, but
>  I used to run into this with pager.*, which originally could only be
> a bool, but later learned to take custom pagers. I solved it with:
> git config --file .gitconfig-pager pager.diff ...
> git config --global include.path .gitconfig-pager
Same here, with push.default = upstream, which breaks old versions of
(I have a recent Git on my desktop, and my $HOME is shared with a server
running Debian oldstable)
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