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Add and document a global --no-pager option for git.

To keep the change small, this is done by setting GIT_PAGER to "cat".

Signed-off-by: Matthieu Moy <Matthieu.Moy@imag.fr>
Acked-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Acked-by: Brian Gernhardt <benji@silverinsanity.com>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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commit 463a849d004b2a3f3c8254b1e7985d4e986b9f1a 1 parent 2f82f76
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  1. +5 −1 Documentation/git.txt
  2. +5 −1 git.c
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6 Documentation/git.txt
@@ -9,7 +9,8 @@ git - the stupid content tracker
SYNOPSIS
--------
[verse]
-'git' [--version] [--exec-path[=GIT_EXEC_PATH]] [-p|--paginate]
+'git' [--version] [--exec-path[=GIT_EXEC_PATH]]
+ [-p|--paginate|--no-pager]
[--bare] [--git-dir=GIT_DIR] [--work-tree=GIT_WORK_TREE]
[--help] COMMAND [ARGS]
@@ -103,6 +104,9 @@ OPTIONS
-p|--paginate::
Pipe all output into 'less' (or if set, $PAGER).
+--no-pager::
+ Do not pipe git output into a pager.
+
--git-dir=<path>::
Set the path to the repository. This can also be controlled by
setting the GIT_DIR environment variable.
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6 git.c
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@
#include "quote.h"
const char git_usage_string[] =
- "git [--version] [--exec-path[=GIT_EXEC_PATH]] [-p|--paginate] [--bare] [--git-dir=GIT_DIR] [--work-tree=GIT_WORK_TREE] [--help] COMMAND [ARGS]";
+ "git [--version] [--exec-path[=GIT_EXEC_PATH]] [-p|--paginate|--no-pager] [--bare] [--git-dir=GIT_DIR] [--work-tree=GIT_WORK_TREE] [--help] COMMAND [ARGS]";
static void prepend_to_path(const char *dir, int len)
{
@@ -58,6 +58,10 @@ static int handle_options(const char*** argv, int* argc, int* envchanged)
}
} else if (!strcmp(cmd, "-p") || !strcmp(cmd, "--paginate")) {
setup_pager();
+ } else if (!strcmp(cmd, "--no-pager")) {
+ setenv("GIT_PAGER", "cat", 1);
+ if (envchanged)
+ *envchanged = 1;
} else if (!strcmp(cmd, "--git-dir")) {
if (*argc < 2) {
fprintf(stderr, "No directory given for --git-dir.\n" );
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