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Document how $HOME is set on Windows
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dscho committed Mar 13, 2018
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@@ -361,6 +361,14 @@ Environment Variables
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Various Git commands use the following environment variables:

System
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`HOME`::
Specifies the path to the user's home directory. On Windows, if
unset, Git will set a process environment variable equal to:
`$HOMEDRIVE$HOMEPATH` if both `$HOMEDRIVE` and `$HOMEPATH` exist;
otherwise `$USERPROFILE` if `$USERPROFILE` exists.

The Git Repository
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These environment variables apply to 'all' core Git commands. Nb: it

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