Commit 15a27298 authored by Junio C Hamano's avatar Junio C Hamano

Merge branch 'dg/document-git-c-in-git-config-doc' into maint

The "git -c var[=val] cmd" facility to append a configuration
variable definition at the end of the search order was described in
git(1) manual page, but not in git-config(1), which was more likely
place for people to look for when they ask "can I make a one-shot
override, and if so how?"

* dg/document-git-c-in-git-config-doc:
  doc: mention `git -c` in git-config(1)
parents ba22efd8 ae1f7094
......@@ -263,6 +263,9 @@ The files are read in the order given above, with last value found taking
precedence over values read earlier. When multiple values are taken then all
values of a key from all files will be used.
You may override individual configuration parameters when running any git
command by using the `-c` option. See linkgit:git[1] for details.
All writing options will per default write to the repository specific
configuration file. Note that this also affects options like `--replace-all`
and `--unset`. *'git config' will only ever change one file at a time*.
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