Tanay Abhra <tanay...@gmail.com> writes:

> I have a question about renaming git_config() to git_config_raw().
> I was working on a patch and I am getting stuck here.
> It fails in t1001, t1020 & t4018. The reason for the last test failure
> is unknown right now. For the first two, it boils down to this,
>               git init --bare bare-ancestor-aliased.git &&
>               cd bare-ancestor-aliased.git &&
>               echo "[alias] aliasedinit = init" >>config &&
>               mkdir plain-nested &&
>               cd plain-nested &&
>               git aliasedinit

Git tries to read .git/config relative to the current directory, and
tries to resolve aliases from it. The problem is: if one tries to do
this from a subdirectory inside the repo, .git/config is not the right
path, and the alias lookup fails.

I'll investigate more later.

Matthieu Moy
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