Re: how exactly can git config section names contain periods?
- Date: Sun, 3 Jun 2018 06:35:44 -0400 (EDT)
- From: "Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: how exactly can git config section names contain periods?
On Sun, 3 Jun 2018, SZEDER Gábor wrote:
> > On Fri, 1 Jun 2018, Jeff King wrote:
> > > On Fri, Jun 01, 2018 at 04:14:12PM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > > > ok, so how on earth would i use "git config" at the command line
> > > > to set a config variable with some arbitrary level of subsections?
> > > > let's try this:
> > >
> > > You don't. There are only three levels: section, (optional)
> > > subsection, and key. If there is a subsection, it consists of
> > > _everything_ between the two outer periods.
> > if (for some weird reason) i wanted to define a multi-level
> > subsection,
> You can't, there are no multi-level subsections, see above.
no, i *get* that, what i was asking was if i wanted to simulate or
emulate such a thing ... or is that just getting too weird and there
is no compelling reason to want to go down that road? (which i am
totally prepared to accept.)
Robert P. J. Day Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA