User Tools

Site Tools


git_config

Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
Next revision
Previous revision
git_config [2019/02/18 09:55]
rpjday [Environment variables]
git_config [2019/02/18 09:57]
rpjday [Configuration sections and keys]
Line 191: Line 191:
 ==== Environment variables ==== ==== Environment variables ====
  
-As an example, ''​git commit''​ searches for the editor to use when entering the commit message:+Most Git commands support environment variables for overriding configuration settings. ​As an example, ''​git commit''​ searches for the editor to use when entering the commit message:
  
   * ''​GIT_EDITOR''​ environment variable   * ''​GIT_EDITOR''​ environment variable
Line 211: Line 211:
  
 ==== One-time config override with -c ==== ==== One-time config override with -c ====
 +
 +If you need a one-time-only override of some config setting, most Git commands support the "​-c"​ option:
  
 <​code>​ <​code>​
-$ git -c user.name="​Keyser Soze" <​command>​...+$ git -c user.name="​Keyser Soze" <some command>​...
 </​code>​ </​code>​
-===== Configuration sections ​and keys =====+===== Sections ​and subsections ​=====
  
 Format of ''<​section>​.<​key>'':​ Format of ''<​section>​.<​key>'':​
git_config.txt ยท Last modified: 2019/02/18 09:57 by rpjday