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[PATCH 1/3] doc: note config file restrictions for completion.commands

The completion.commands config var must be set in either the system-wide
or global config file.  The completion script does not read a local
repository config.

Signed-off-by: Todd Zullinger <tmz@xxxxxxxxx>
 Documentation/config/completion.txt | 3 ++-
 Documentation/git.txt               | 3 ++-
 2 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/config/completion.txt b/Documentation/config/completion.txt
index 4d99bf33c9..4859d18e86 100644
--- a/Documentation/config/completion.txt
+++ b/Documentation/config/completion.txt
@@ -4,4 +4,5 @@ completion.commands::
 	porcelain commands and a few select others are completed. You
 	can add more commands, separated by space, in this
 	variable. Prefixing the command with '-' will remove it from
-	the existing list.
+	the existing list.  The variable must be set in either the
+	system-wide or global config.
diff --git a/Documentation/git.txt b/Documentation/git.txt
index 00156d64aa..638f4d6cc9 100644
--- a/Documentation/git.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git.txt
@@ -172,7 +172,8 @@ foo.bar= ...`) sets `foo.bar` to the empty string which `git config
 	others (all other commands in `$PATH` that have git- prefix),
 	list-<category> (see categories in command-list.txt),
 	nohelpers (exclude helper commands), alias and config
-	(retrieve command list from config variable completion.commands)
+	(retrieve command list from config variable completion.commands,
+	set in the global or system-wide config file)