Re: unclear docs
- Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 15:46:21 -0500
- From: Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: unclear docs
On Mon, Jan 28, 2019 at 11:16:54PM +0300, Sergey Lukashev wrote:
> >> > Subject: [PATCH] doc/gitattributes: clarify "autocrlf overrides eol"
> >> >
> >> > We only override core.eol with core.autocrlf when the latter is set to
> >> > "true" (otherwise, core.eol would never do anything!). Let's make this
> >> I fail to understand what "otherwise..." wants to say. When
> >> core.autocrlf is not "true", core.eol would not do anything?
> > I meant that if core.autocrlf overrides core.eol also when it is not set
> > to true, then there would be no way to use core.eol, because the former
> > must be either true or false.
> autocrlf can be "input" as well.
Ah, true. Should the documentation actually say "if core.autocrlf is not
'false'" then? I _think_ so from my reading of the code, but it would be
nice to have confirmation from somebody better versed in the line-ending
code than I am (+cc Torsten).