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Re: What means "git config bla ~/"?




Matthieu Moy <git@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> "Junio C Hamano" <gitster@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
>
>> Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> 
>>>> what's with that "git config bla ~/"? is this some config keyword
>>>> or something?
>>> ...
>>	git config section.var ~/some/thing
>> ...
>
> I prefer your "section.var" proposal above. I think people who really understand shell quoting do not need the explanations, and others probably need the example.
>
> While we're there, the formatting is also wrong ('' quoting, while we normally use `` quoting for shell commands).
>
> Sounds like a nice microproject for my students :-). A patch should follow soon.

OK, thanks.  Lest we forget, this is #leftoverbits for now.