Commit e39c695d authored by Dan Bornstein's avatar Dan Bornstein Committed by Junio C Hamano

Correct the docs about GIT_SSH.

In particular, it can get called with four arguments if you happen to
be referring to a repo using the ssh:// scheme with a non-default port
number.
Signed-off-by: default avatarDan Bornstein <[email protected]>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJunio C Hamano <[email protected]>
parent 7c1017d2
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If this environment variable is set then 'git fetch'
and 'git push' will use this command instead
of 'ssh' when they need to connect to a remote system.
The '$GIT_SSH' command will be given exactly two arguments:
the '[email protected]' (or just 'host') from the URL and the
shell command to execute on that remote system.
The '$GIT_SSH' command will be given exactly two or
four arguments: the '[email protected]' (or just 'host')
from the URL and the shell command to execute on that
remote system, optionally preceded by '-p' (literally) and
the 'port' from the URL when it specifies something other
than the default SSH port.
+
To pass options to the program that you want to list in GIT_SSH
you will need to wrap the program and options into a shell script,
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