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config doc: remove confusion about relative GIT_DIR from FILES section
From the FILES section of the git-config(1) manual: $GIT_DIR/config:: Repository specific configuration file. (The filename is of course relative to the repository root, not the working directory.) That's confusing because $GIT_DIR really is relative to the working directory. $ GIT_DIR=.git GIT_EDITOR='pwd; echo editing' $ export GIT_DIR GIT_EDITOR $ git config --edit --local /home/jrn/src/git/Documentation editing .git/config It turns out that the comment is a remnant from older days when the heading said ".git/config" (which is indeed relative to the top of the worktree). It was only when the heading was changed to refer more precisely to <git dir>/config (see v126.96.36.199~18, AsciiDoc tweak to avoid leading dot, 2007-09-14) that the parenthesis stopped making sense. Remove it. Signed-off-by: Jonathan Nieder <email@example.com> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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