On 06/16/2014 05:49 AM, Philip Oakley wrote:
> Pass a configuration parameter to the command. The value
> - given will override values from configuration files.
> + given will override single valued variables from configuration
> + files, and append to multivar variables. Previous multivar values
Nit: Forgive me if I am wrong, but `, and` is used for joining two independent
clauses. It would be better to drop the comma.
> + remain in effect. Use "insteadOf" style config variables when an
> + over-ride is needed.
> The <name> is expected in the same format as listed by
> 'git config' (subkeys separated by dots).
'insteadOf' is a very specific approach for a general suggestion because it is
used in url.*.insteadof in the whole codebase. Also, it has a variation
urls.txt as "pushinsteadof". So, if a problem such as mentioned above arises in
a different scenario 'insteadOf' cannot be used in it.
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