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Re: config file not being copied from templates folder




On Fri, May 10, 2019 at 2:07 AM Jack Zylkin <jzylkin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> The “git init” documentation for the “Template Directory” states that:
>
>
> “Files and directories in the template directory whose name do not
> start with a dot will be copied to the $GIT_DIR after it is created.”
>
>
> However, I put a file called “config” in this directory, and it was
> not copied to the .git directory after running “git init”.  Instead
> there is always the same old default config file there (and I don’t
> know where this file comes from).

What version are you using? Seems to work for me.

> I don’t know any other way of changing the default local config file
> used for new repos.  I really want to change this default config file
> because I want to use “symlinks=true” in all new repos, regardless of
> what git was told to do about symlinks when it was installed.
>
>
> (In my case, the chocolatey installer that installs git seems to
> disable symlinks no matter what).
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Duy