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Re: [PATCH] config: document blame configuration




> The options are currently only referenced by the git-blame man page,
> also explain them in git-config, which is the canonical page to
> contain all config options.

Good idea.

> Signed-off-by: Stefan Beller <sbeller@xxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
>  Documentation/config.txt | 17 +++++++++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 17 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/Documentation/config.txt b/Documentation/config.txt
> index 1ac0ae6adb..b18cead6aa 100644
> --- a/Documentation/config.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/config.txt
> @@ -949,6 +949,23 @@ apply.whitespace::
>  	Tells 'git apply' how to handle whitespaces, in the same way
>  	as the `--whitespace` option. See linkgit:git-apply[1].
>  
> +blame.root::

This is blame.showRoot, isn't it?

> +	Do not treat root commits as boundaries in `git-blame`.

You consistently write `git-blame`, i.e. with dash and between
backticks.  The patch context mentions five git commands: two of them
are linkgit macros, but the other three are all written without dash
and between single quotes.  I think it should be written without dash,
but I'm not sure about single quotes vs. backticks.  grep tells me
they are both widespread for enclosing git commands.

> +	This option defaults to false.
> +
> +blame.blankboundary::

Config variables are usually written in camelCase in the
documentation, see e.g. branch.autoSetupMerge in the patch context
below.

> +	Show blank SHA-1 for boundary commits in `git-blame`.

Perhaps "Show blank object ID", since we're moving away from SHA-1?

> +	This option defaults to false.
> +
> +blame.showemail::

Again camelCase.

> +	Show the author email instead of author name in `git-blame`.
> +	This option defaults to false.
> +
> +blame.date::
> +	Specifies the format used to output dates in `git-blame`.
> +	If unset the iso format is used. For supported values,
> +	see the discussion of the --date option at linkgit:git-log[1].

Should '--date' be enclosed in... single quotes or backticks?  I don't
know.

> +
>  branch.autoSetupMerge::
>  	Tells 'git branch' and 'git checkout' to set up new branches
>  	so that linkgit:git-pull[1] will appropriately merge from the
> -- 
> 2.15.0.7.g980e40477f
> 
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