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Re: [PATCH] config: complain about --local outside of a git repo




On Fri, May 12, 2017 at 05:04:42PM -0700, Jonathan Nieder wrote:

> > diff --git a/builtin/config.c b/builtin/config.c
> > index 3a554ad50..ad7c6a19c 100644
> > --- a/builtin/config.c
> > +++ b/builtin/config.c
> > @@ -496,6 +496,9 @@ int cmd_config(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
> >  		usage_with_options(builtin_config_usage, builtin_config_options);
> >  	}
> > 
> > +	if (use_local_config && nongit)
> > +		die(_("--local only be used inside a git repository"));
> > +
> 
> The output would be
> 
> 	fatal: --local only be used inside a git repository
> 
> Is that missing a "should" before "only"?

Urgh, I meant "can" (I had originally written "only makes sense" but
changed it at the list minute).

I'll re-roll after thinking about the test issues raised in the other
part of the thread.

-Peff