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Re: Git rebase --exec cannot run git commands affecting other repos




Samir Benmendil <me@xxxxxx> writes:

> It is impossible to run git commands affecting a different repo from
> within a `git rebase --exec` because in that environment the `GIT_DIR`
> and `GIT_WORK_TREE` variables are set and inherited by any commands
> run as part of `git rebase --exec`.

If the user wants to work in a different repository, the
environments that tells Git about the original repository can be
unset to do so, which is a very much deliberately designed
behaviour, primarily to help those who run "git rebase" from a
subdirectory of the project.