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GIT-CONFIG(1)			  Git Manual			 GIT-CONFIG(1)

NAME
       git-config - Get	and set	repository or global options

SYNOPSIS
       git config [<file-option>] [type] [--show-origin] [-z|--null] name [value [value_regex]]
       git config [<file-option>] [type] --add name value
       git config [<file-option>] [type] --replace-all name value [value_regex]
       git config [<file-option>] [type] [--show-origin] [-z|--null] --get name	[value_regex]
       git config [<file-option>] [type] [--show-origin] [-z|--null] --get-all name [value_regex]
       git config [<file-option>] [type] [--show-origin] [-z|--null] [--name-only] --get-regexp	name_regex [value_regex]
       git config [<file-option>] [type] [-z|--null] --get-urlmatch name URL
       git config [<file-option>] --unset name [value_regex]
       git config [<file-option>] --unset-all name [value_regex]
       git config [<file-option>] --rename-section old_name new_name
       git config [<file-option>] --remove-section name
       git config [<file-option>] [--show-origin] [-z|--null] [--name-only] -l | --list
       git config [<file-option>] --get-color name [default]
       git config [<file-option>] --get-colorbool name [stdout-is-tty]
       git config [<file-option>] -e | --edit

DESCRIPTION
       You can query/set/replace/unset options with this command. The name is
       actually	the section and	the key	separated by a dot, and	the value will
       be escaped.

       Multiple	lines can be added to an option	by using the --add option. If
       you want	to update or unset an option which can occur on	multiple
       lines, a	POSIX regexp value_regex needs to be given. Only the existing
       values that match the regexp are	updated	or unset. If you want to
       handle the lines	that do	not match the regex, just prepend a single
       exclamation mark	in front (see also the section called "EXAMPLES").

       The type	specifier can be either	--int or --bool, to make git config
       ensure that the variable(s) are of the given type and convert the value
       to the canonical	form (simple decimal number for	int, a "true" or
       "false" string for bool), or --path, which does some path expansion
       (see --path below). If no type specifier	is passed, no checks or
       transformations are performed on	the value.

       When reading, the values	are read from the system, global and
       repository local	configuration files by default,	and options --system,
       --global, --local and --file <filename> can be used to tell the command
       to read from only that location (see the	section	called "FILES").

       When writing, the new value is written to the repository	local
       configuration file by default, and options --system, --global, --file
       <filename> can be used to tell the command to write to that location
       (you can	say --local but	that is	the default).

       This command will fail with non-zero status upon	error. Some exit codes
       are:

       o   The section or key is invalid (ret=1),

       o   no section or name was provided (ret=2),

       o   the config file is invalid (ret=3),

       o   the config file cannot be written (ret=4),

       o   you try to unset an option which does not exist (ret=5),

       o   you try to unset/set	an option for which multiple lines match
	   (ret=5), or

       o   you try to use an invalid regexp (ret=6).

       On success, the command returns the exit	code 0.

OPTIONS
       --replace-all
	   Default behavior is to replace at most one line. This replaces all
	   lines matching the key (and optionally the value_regex).

       --add
	   Adds	a new line to the option without altering any existing values.
	   This	is the same as providing ^$ as the value_regex in
	   --replace-all.

       --get
	   Get the value for a given key (optionally filtered by a regex
	   matching the	value).	Returns	error code 1 if	the key	was not	found
	   and the last	value if multiple key values were found.

       --get-all
	   Like	get, but returns all values for	a multi-valued key.

       --get-regexp
	   Like	--get-all, but interprets the name as a	regular	expression and
	   writes out the key names. Regular expression	matching is currently
	   case-sensitive and done against a canonicalized version of the key
	   in which section and	variable names are lowercased, but subsection
	   names are not.

       --get-urlmatch name URL
	   When	given a	two-part name section.key, the value for
	   section.<url>.key whose <url> part matches the best to the given
	   URL is returned (if no such key exists, the value for section.key
	   is used as a	fallback). When	given just the section as name,	do so
	   for all the keys in the section and list them. Returns error	code 1
	   if no value is found.

       --global
	   For writing options:	write to global	~/.gitconfig file rather than
	   the repository .git/config, write to	$XDG_CONFIG_HOME/git/config
	   file	if this	file exists and	the ~/.gitconfig file doesn't.

	   For reading options:	read only from global ~/.gitconfig and from
	   $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/git/config rather than from	all available files.

	   See also the	section	called "FILES".

       --system
	   For writing options:	write to system-wide $(prefix)/etc/gitconfig
	   rather than the repository .git/config.

	   For reading options:	read only from system-wide
	   $(prefix)/etc/gitconfig rather than from all	available files.

	   See also the	section	called "FILES".

       --local
	   For writing options:	write to the repository	.git/config file. This
	   is the default behavior.

	   For reading options:	read only from the repository .git/config
	   rather than from all	available files.

	   See also the	section	called "FILES".

       -f config-file, --file config-file
	   Use the given config	file instead of	the one	specified by
	   GIT_CONFIG.

       --blob blob
	   Similar to --file but use the given blob instead of a file. E.g.
	   you can use master:.gitmodules to read values from the file
	   .gitmodules in the master branch. See "SPECIFYING REVISIONS"
	   section in gitrevisions(7) for a more complete list of ways to
	   spell blob names.

       --remove-section
	   Remove the given section from the configuration file.

       --rename-section
	   Rename the given section to a new name.

       --unset
	   Remove the line matching the	key from config	file.

       --unset-all
	   Remove all lines matching the key from config file.

       -l, --list
	   List	all variables set in config file, along	with their values.

       --bool
	   git config will ensure that the output is "true" or "false"

       --int
	   git config will ensure that the output is a simple decimal number.
	   An optional value suffix of k, m, or	g in the config	file will
	   cause the value to be multiplied by 1024, 1048576, or 1073741824
	   prior to output.

       --bool-or-int
	   git config will ensure that the output matches the format of	either
	   --bool or --int, as described above.

       --path
	   git-config will expand leading ~ to the value of $HOME, and ~user
	   to the home directory for the specified user. This option has no
	   effect when setting the value (but you can use git config bla ~/
	   from	the command line to let	your shell do the expansion).

       -z, --null
	   For all options that	output values and/or keys, always end values
	   with	the null character (instead of a newline). Use newline instead
	   as a	delimiter between key and value. This allows for secure
	   parsing of the output without getting confused e.g. by values that
	   contain line	breaks.

       --name-only
	   Output only the names of config variables for --list	or
	   --get-regexp.

       --show-origin
	   Augment the output of all queried config options with the origin
	   type	(file, standard	input, blob, command line) and the actual
	   origin (config file path, ref, or blob id if	applicable).

       --get-colorbool name [stdout-is-tty]
	   Find	the color setting for name (e.g.  color.diff) and output
	   "true" or "false".  stdout-is-tty should be either "true" or
	   "false", and	is taken into account when configuration says "auto".
	   If stdout-is-tty is missing,	then checks the	standard output	of the
	   command itself, and exits with status 0 if color is to be used, or
	   exits with status 1 otherwise. When the color setting for name is
	   undefined, the command uses color.ui	as fallback.

       --get-color name	[default]
	   Find	the color configured for name (e.g.  color.diff.new) and
	   output it as	the ANSI color escape sequence to the standard output.
	   The optional	default	parameter is used instead, if there is no
	   color configured for	name.

       -e, --edit
	   Opens an editor to modify the specified config file;	either
	   --system, --global, or repository (default).

       --[no-]includes
	   Respect include.*  directives in config files when looking up
	   values. Defaults to off when	a specific file	is given (e.g.,	using
	   --file, --global, etc) and on when searching	all config files.

FILES
       If not set explicitly with --file, there	are four files where git
       config will search for configuration options:

       $(prefix)/etc/gitconfig
	   System-wide configuration file.

       $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/git/config
	   Second user-specific	configuration file. If $XDG_CONFIG_HOME	is not
	   set or empty, $HOME/.config/git/config will be used.	Any
	   single-valued variable set in this file will	be overwritten by
	   whatever is in ~/.gitconfig.	It is a	good idea not to create	this
	   file	if you sometimes use older versions of Git, as support for
	   this	file was added fairly recently.

       ~/.gitconfig
	   User-specific configuration file. Also called "global"
	   configuration file.

       $GIT_DIR/config
	   Repository specific configuration file.

       If no further options are given,	all reading options will read all of
       these files that	are available. If the global or	the system-wide
       configuration file are not available they will be ignored. If the
       repository configuration	file is	not available or readable, git config
       will exit with a	non-zero error code. However, in neither case will an
       error message be	issued.

       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 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.

       You can override	these rules either by command-line options or by
       environment variables. The --global and the --system options will limit
       the file	used to	the global or system-wide file respectively. The
       GIT_CONFIG environment variable has a similar effect, but you can
       specify any filename you	want.

ENVIRONMENT
       GIT_CONFIG
	   Take	the configuration from the given file instead of .git/config.
	   Using the "--global"	option forces this to ~/.gitconfig. Using the
	   "--system" option forces this to $(prefix)/etc/gitconfig.

       GIT_CONFIG_NOSYSTEM
	   Whether to skip reading settings from the system-wide
	   $(prefix)/etc/gitconfig file. See git(1) for	details.

       See also	the section called "FILES".

EXAMPLES
       Given a .git/config like	this:

	   #
	   # This is the config	file, and
	   # a '#' or ';' character indicates
	   # a comment
	   #

	   ; core variables
	   [core]
		   ; Don't trust file modes
		   filemode = false

	   ; Our diff algorithm
	   [diff]
		   external = /usr/local/bin/diff-wrapper
		   renames = true

	   ; Proxy settings
	   [core]
		   gitproxy=proxy-command for kernel.org
		   gitproxy=default-proxy ; for	all the	rest

	   ; HTTP
	   [http]
		   sslVerify
	   [http "https://weak.example.com"]
		   sslVerify = false
		   cookieFile =	/tmp/cookie.txt

       you can set the filemode	to true	with

	   % git config	core.filemode true

       The hypothetical	proxy command entries actually have a postfix to
       discern what URL	they apply to. Here is how to change the entry for
       kernel.org to "ssh".

	   % git config	core.gitproxy '"ssh" for kernel.org' 'for kernel.org$'

       This makes sure that only the key/value pair for	kernel.org is
       replaced.

       To delete the entry for renames,	do

	   % git config	--unset	diff.renames

       If you want to delete an	entry for a multivar (like core.gitproxy
       above), you have	to provide a regex matching the	value of exactly one
       line.

       To query	the value for a	given key, do

	   % git config	--get core.filemode

       or

	   % git config	core.filemode

       or, to query a multivar:

	   % git config	--get core.gitproxy "for kernel.org$"

       If you want to know all the values for a	multivar, do:

	   % git config	--get-all core.gitproxy

       If you like to live dangerously,	you can	replace	all core.gitproxy by a
       new one with

	   % git config	--replace-all core.gitproxy ssh

       However,	if you really only want	to replace the line for	the default
       proxy, i.e. the one without a "for ..." postfix,	do something like
       this:

	   % git config	core.gitproxy ssh '! for '

       To actually match only values with an exclamation mark, you have	to

	   % git config	section.key value '[!]'

       To add a	new proxy, without altering any	of the existing	ones, use

	   % git config	--add core.gitproxy '"proxy-command" for example.com'

       An example to use customized color from the configuration in your
       script:

	   #!/bin/sh
	   WS=$(git config --get-color color.diff.whitespace "blue reverse")
	   RESET=$(git config --get-color "" "reset")
	   echo	"${WS}your whitespace color or blue reverse${RESET}"

       For URLs	in https://weak.example.com, http.sslVerify is set to false,
       while it	is set to true for all others:

	   % git config	--bool --get-urlmatch http.sslverify https://good.example.com
	   true
	   % git config	--bool --get-urlmatch http.sslverify https://weak.example.com
	   false
	   % git config	--get-urlmatch http https://weak.example.com
	   http.cookieFile /tmp/cookie.txt
	   http.sslverify false

CONFIGURATION FILE
       The Git configuration file contains a number of variables that affect
       the Git commands' behavior. The .git/config file	in each	repository is
       used to store the configuration for that	repository, and
       $HOME/.gitconfig	is used	to store a per-user configuration as fallback
       values for the .git/config file.	The file /etc/gitconfig	can be used to
       store a system-wide default configuration.

       The configuration variables are used by both the	Git plumbing and the
       porcelains. The variables are divided into sections, wherein the	fully
       qualified variable name of the variable itself is the last
       dot-separated segment and the section name is everything	before the
       last dot. The variable names are	case-insensitive, allow	only
       alphanumeric characters and -, and must start with an alphabetic
       character. Some variables may appear multiple times; we say then	that
       the variable is multivalued.

   Syntax
       The syntax is fairly flexible and permissive; whitespaces are mostly
       ignored.	The # and ; characters begin comments to the end of line,
       blank lines are ignored.

       The file	consists of sections and variables. A section begins with the
       name of the section in square brackets and continues until the next
       section begins. Section names are case-insensitive. Only	alphanumeric
       characters, - and . are allowed in section names. Each variable must
       belong to some section, which means that	there must be a	section	header
       before the first	setting	of a variable.

       Sections	can be further divided into subsections. To begin a subsection
       put its name in double quotes, separated	by space from the section
       name, in	the section header, like in the	example	below:

		   [section "subsection"]

       Subsection names	are case sensitive and can contain any characters
       except newline (doublequote " and backslash can be included by escaping
       them as \" and \\, respectively). Section headers cannot	span multiple
       lines. Variables	may belong directly to a section or to a given
       subsection. You can have	[section] if you have [section "subsection"],
       but you don't need to.

       There is	also a deprecated [section.subsection] syntax. With this
       syntax, the subsection name is converted	to lower-case and is also
       compared	case sensitively. These	subsection names follow	the same
       restrictions as section names.

       All the other lines (and	the remainder of the line after	the section
       header) are recognized as setting variables, in the form	name = value
       (or just	name, which is a short-hand to say that	the variable is	the
       boolean "true").	The variable names are case-insensitive, allow only
       alphanumeric characters and -, and must start with an alphabetic
       character.

       A line that defines a value can be continued to the next	line by	ending
       it with a \; the	backquote and the end-of-line are stripped. Leading
       whitespaces after name =, the remainder of the line after the first
       comment character # or ;, and trailing whitespaces of the line are
       discarded unless	they are enclosed in double quotes. Internal
       whitespaces within the value are	retained verbatim.

       Inside double quotes, double quote " and	backslash \ characters must be
       escaped:	use \" for " and \\ for	\.

       The following escape sequences (beside \" and \\) are recognized: \n
       for newline character (NL), \t for horizontal tabulation	(HT, TAB) and
       \b for backspace	(BS). Other char escape	sequences (including octal
       escape sequences) are invalid.

   Includes
       The include and includeIf sections allow	you to include config
       directives from another source. These sections behave identically to
       each other with the exception that includeIf sections may be ignored if
       their condition does not	evaluate to true; see "Conditional includes"
       below.

       You can include a config	file from another by setting the special
       include.path (or	includeIf.*.path) variable to the name of the file to
       be included. The	variable takes a pathname as its value,	and is subject
       to tilde	expansion. These variables can be given	multiple times.

       The contents of the included file are inserted immediately, as if they
       had been	found at the location of the include directive.	If the value
       of the variable is a relative path, the path is considered to be
       relative	to the configuration file in which the include directive was
       found. See below	for examples.

   Conditional includes
       You can include a config	file from another conditionally	by setting a
       includeIf.<condition>.path variable to the name of the file to be
       included.

       The condition starts with a keyword followed by a colon and some	data
       whose format and	meaning	depends	on the keyword.	Supported keywords
       are:

       gitdir
	   The data that follows the keyword gitdir: is	used as	a glob
	   pattern. If the location of the .git	directory matches the pattern,
	   the include condition is met.

	   The .git location may be auto-discovered, or	come from $GIT_DIR
	   environment variable. If the	repository is auto discovered via a
	   .git	file (e.g. from	submodules, or a linked	worktree), the .git
	   location would be the final location	where the .git directory is,
	   not where the .git file is.

	   The pattern can contain standard globbing wildcards and two
	   additional ones, **/	and /**, that can match	multiple path
	   components. Please refer to gitignore(5) for	details. For
	   convenience:

	   o   If the pattern starts with ~/, ~	will be	substituted with the
	       content of the environment variable HOME.

	   o   If the pattern starts with ./, it is replaced with the
	       directory containing the	current	config file.

	   o   If the pattern does not start with either ~/, ./	or /, **/ will
	       be automatically	prepended. For example,	the pattern foo/bar
	       becomes **/foo/bar and would match /any/path/to/foo/bar.

	   o   If the pattern ends with	/, ** will be automatically added. For
	       example,	the pattern foo/ becomes foo/**. In other words, it
	       matches "foo" and everything inside, recursively.

       gitdir/i
	   This	is the same as gitdir except that matching is done
	   case-insensitively (e.g. on case-insensitive	file sytems)

       A few more notes	on matching via	gitdir and gitdir/i:

       o   Symlinks in $GIT_DIR	are not	resolved before	matching.

       o   Note	that "../" is not special and will match literally, which is
	   unlikely what you want.

   Example
	   # Core variables
	   [core]
		   ; Don't trust file modes
		   filemode = false

	   # Our diff algorithm
	   [diff]
		   external = /usr/local/bin/diff-wrapper
		   renames = true

	   [branch "devel"]
		   remote = origin
		   merge = refs/heads/devel

	   # Proxy settings
	   [core]
		   gitProxy="ssh" for "kernel.org"
		   gitProxy=default-proxy ; for	the rest

	   [include]
		   path	= /path/to/foo.inc ; include by	absolute path
		   path	= foo.inc ; find "foo.inc" relative to the current file
		   path	= ~/foo.inc ; find "foo.inc" in	your `$HOME` directory

	   ; include if	$GIT_DIR is /path/to/foo/.git
	   [includeIf "gitdir:/path/to/foo/.git"]
		   path	= /path/to/foo.inc

	   ; include for all repositories inside /path/to/group
	   [includeIf "gitdir:/path/to/group/"]
		   path	= /path/to/foo.inc

	   ; include for all repositories inside $HOME/to/group
	   [includeIf "gitdir:~/to/group/"]
		   path	= /path/to/foo.inc

	   ; relative paths are	always relative	to the including
	   ; file (if the condition is true); their location is	not
	   ; affected by the condition
	   [includeIf "gitdir:/path/to/group/"]
		   path	= foo.inc

   Values
       Values of many variables	are treated as a simple	string,	but there are
       variables that take values of specific types and	there are rules	as to
       how to spell them.

       boolean
	   When	a variable is said to take a boolean value, many synonyms are
	   accepted for	true and false;	these are all case-insensitive.

	   true
	       Boolean true can	be spelled as yes, on, true, or	1. Also, a
	       variable	defined	without	= <value> is taken as true.

	   false
	       Boolean false can be spelled as no, off,	false, or 0.

	       When converting value to	the canonical form using --bool	type
	       specifier; git config will ensure that the output is "true" or
	       "false" (spelled	in lowercase).

       integer
	   The value for many variables	that specify various sizes can be
	   suffixed with k, M,... to mean "scale the number by 1024", "by
	   1024x1024", etc.

       color
	   The value for a variable that takes a color is a list of colors (at
	   most	two, one for foreground	and one	for background)	and attributes
	   (as many as you want), separated by spaces.

	   The basic colors accepted are normal, black,	red, green, yellow,
	   blue, magenta, cyan and white. The first color given	is the
	   foreground; the second is the background.

	   Colors may also be given as numbers between 0 and 255; these	use
	   ANSI	256-color mode (but note that not all terminals	may support
	   this). If your terminal supports it,	you may	also specify 24-bit
	   RGB values as hex, like #ff0ab3.

	   The accepted	attributes are bold, dim, ul, blink, reverse, italic,
	   and strike (for crossed-out or "strikethrough" letters). The
	   position of any attributes with respect to the colors (before,
	   after, or in	between), doesn't matter. Specific attributes may be
	   turned off by prefixing them	with no	or no- (e.g., noreverse,
	   no-ul, etc).

	   An empty color string produces no color effect at all. This can be
	   used	to avoid coloring specific elements without disabling color
	   entirely.

	   For git's pre-defined color slots, the attributes are meant to be
	   reset at the	beginning of each item in the colored output. So
	   setting color.decorate.branch to black will paint that branch name
	   in a	plain black, even if the previous thing	on the same output
	   line	(e.g. opening parenthesis before the list of branch names in
	   log --decorate output) is set to be painted with bold or some other
	   attribute. However, custom log formats may do more complicated and
	   layered coloring, and the negated forms may be useful there.

       pathname
	   A variable that takes a pathname value can be given a string	that
	   begins with "~/" or "~user/", and the usual tilde expansion happens
	   to such a string: ~/	is expanded to the value of $HOME, and ~user/
	   to the specified user's home	directory.

   Variables
       Note that this list is non-comprehensive	and not	necessarily complete.
       For command-specific variables, you will	find a more detailed
       description in the appropriate manual page.

       Other git-related tools may and do use their own	variables. When
       inventing new variables for use in your own tool, make sure their names
       do not conflict with those that are used	by Git itself and other
       popular tools, and describe them	in your	documentation.

       advice.*
	   These variables control various optional help messages designed to
	   aid new users. All advice.*	variables default to true, and you can
	   tell	Git that you do	not need help by setting these to false:

	   pushUpdateRejected
	       Set this	variable to false if you want to disable
	       pushNonFFCurrent, pushNonFFMatching, pushAlreadyExists,
	       pushFetchFirst, and pushNeedsForce simultaneously.

	   pushNonFFCurrent
	       Advice shown when git-push(1) fails due to a non-fast-forward
	       update to the current branch.

	   pushNonFFMatching
	       Advice shown when you ran git-push(1) and pushed	matching refs
	       explicitly (i.e.	you used :, or specified a refspec that	isn't
	       your current branch) and	it resulted in a non-fast-forward
	       error.

	   pushAlreadyExists
	       Shown when git-push(1) rejects an update	that does not qualify
	       for fast-forwarding (e.g., a tag.)

	   pushFetchFirst
	       Shown when git-push(1) rejects an update	that tries to
	       overwrite a remote ref that points at an	object we do not have.

	   pushNeedsForce
	       Shown when git-push(1) rejects an update	that tries to
	       overwrite a remote ref that points at an	object that is not a
	       commit-ish, or make the remote ref point	at an object that is
	       not a commit-ish.

	   statusHints
	       Show directions on how to proceed from the current state	in the
	       output of git-status(1),	in the template	shown when writing
	       commit messages in git-commit(1), and in	the help message shown
	       by git-checkout(1) when switching branch.

	   statusUoption
	       Advise to consider using	the -u option to git-status(1) when
	       the command takes more than 2 seconds to	enumerate untracked
	       files.

	   commitBeforeMerge
	       Advice shown when git-merge(1) refuses to merge to avoid
	       overwriting local changes.

	   resolveConflict
	       Advice shown by various commands	when conflicts prevent the
	       operation from being performed.

	   implicitIdentity
	       Advice on how to	set your identity configuration	when your
	       information is guessed from the system username and domain
	       name.

	   detachedHead
	       Advice shown when you used git-checkout(1) to move to the
	       detach HEAD state, to instruct how to create a local branch
	       after the fact.

	   amWorkDir
	       Advice that shows the location of the patch file	when git-am(1)
	       fails to	apply it.

	   rmHints
	       In case of failure in the output	of git-rm(1), show directions
	       on how to proceed from the current state.

       core.fileMode
	   Tells Git if	the executable bit of files in the working tree	is to
	   be honored.

	   Some	filesystems lose the executable	bit when a file	that is	marked
	   as executable is checked out, or checks out a non-executable	file
	   with	executable bit on.  git-clone(1) or git-init(1)	probe the
	   filesystem to see if	it handles the executable bit correctly	and
	   this	variable is automatically set as necessary.

	   A repository, however, may be on a filesystem that handles the
	   filemode correctly, and this	variable is set	to true	when created,
	   but later may be made accessible from another environment that
	   loses the filemode (e.g. exporting ext4 via CIFS mount, visiting a
	   Cygwin created repository with Git for Windows or Eclipse). In such
	   a case it may be necessary to set this variable to false. See git-
	   update-index(1).

	   The default is true (when core.filemode is not specified in the
	   config file).

       core.hideDotFiles
	   (Windows-only) If true, mark	newly-created directories and files
	   whose name starts with a dot	as hidden. If dotGitOnly, only the
	   .git/ directory is hidden, but no other files starting with a dot.
	   The default mode is dotGitOnly.

       core.ignoreCase
	   If true, this option	enables	various	workarounds to enable Git to
	   work	better on filesystems that are not case	sensitive, like	FAT.
	   For example,	if a directory listing finds "makefile"	when Git
	   expects "Makefile", Git will	assume it is really the	same file, and
	   continue to remember	it as "Makefile".

	   The default is false, except	git-clone(1) or	git-init(1) will probe
	   and set core.ignoreCase true	if appropriate when the	repository is
	   created.

       core.precomposeUnicode
	   This	option is only used by Mac OS implementation of	Git. When
	   core.precomposeUnicode=true,	Git reverts the	unicode	decomposition
	   of filenames	done by	Mac OS.	This is	useful when sharing a
	   repository between Mac OS and Linux or Windows. (Git	for Windows
	   1.7.10 or higher is needed, or Git under cygwin 1.7). When false,
	   file	names are handled fully	transparent by Git, which is backward
	   compatible with older versions of Git.

       core.protectHFS
	   If set to true, do not allow	checkout of paths that would be
	   considered equivalent to .git on an HFS+ filesystem.	Defaults to
	   true	on Mac OS, and false elsewhere.

       core.protectNTFS
	   If set to true, do not allow	checkout of paths that would cause
	   problems with the NTFS filesystem, e.g. conflict with 8.3 "short"
	   names. Defaults to true on Windows, and false elsewhere.

       core.trustctime
	   If false, the ctime differences between the index and the working
	   tree	are ignored; useful when the inode change time is regularly
	   modified by something outside Git (file system crawlers and some
	   backup systems). See	git-update-index(1). True by default.

       core.splitIndex
	   If true, the	split-index feature of the index will be used. See
	   git-update-index(1).	False by default.

       core.untrackedCache
	   Determines what to do about the untracked cache feature of the
	   index. It will be kept, if this variable is unset or	set to keep.
	   It will automatically be added if set to true. And it will
	   automatically be removed, if	set to false. Before setting it	to
	   true, you should check that mtime is	working	properly on your
	   system. See git-update-index(1).  keep by default.

       core.checkStat
	   Determines which stat fields	to match between the index and work
	   tree. The user can set this to default or minimal. Default (or
	   explicitly default),	is to check all	fields,	including the
	   sub-second part of mtime and	ctime.

       core.quotePath
	   Commands that output	paths (e.g.  ls-files, diff), will quote
	   "unusual" characters	in the pathname	by enclosing the pathname in
	   double-quotes and escaping those characters with backslashes	in the
	   same	way C escapes control characters (e.g.	\t for TAB, \n for LF,
	   \\ for backslash) or	bytes with values larger than 0x80 (e.g. octal
	   \302\265 for	"micro"	in UTF-8). If this variable is set to false,
	   bytes higher	than 0x80 are not considered "unusual" any more.
	   Double-quotes, backslash and	control	characters are always escaped
	   regardless of the setting of	this variable. A simple	space
	   character is	not considered "unusual". Many commands	can output
	   pathnames completely	verbatim using the -z option. The default
	   value is true.

       core.eol
	   Sets	the line ending	type to	use in the working directory for files
	   that	have the text property set when	core.autocrlf is false.
	   Alternatives	are lf,	crlf and native, which uses the	platform's
	   native line ending. The default value is native. See
	   gitattributes(5) for	more information on end-of-line	conversion.

       core.safecrlf
	   If true, makes Git check if converting CRLF is reversible when
	   end-of-line conversion is active. Git will verify if	a command
	   modifies a file in the work tree either directly or indirectly. For
	   example, committing a file followed by checking out the same	file
	   should yield	the original file in the work tree. If this is not the
	   case	for the	current	setting	of core.autocrlf, Git will reject the
	   file. The variable can be set to "warn", in which case Git will
	   only	warn about an irreversible conversion but continue the
	   operation.

	   CRLF	conversion bears a slight chance of corrupting data. When it
	   is enabled, Git will	convert	CRLF to	LF during commit and LF	to
	   CRLF	during checkout. A file	that contains a	mixture	of LF and CRLF
	   before the commit cannot be recreated by Git. For text files	this
	   is the right	thing to do: it	corrects line endings such that	we
	   have	only LF	line endings in	the repository.	But for	binary files
	   that	are accidentally classified as text the	conversion can corrupt
	   data.

	   If you recognize such corruption early you can easily fix it	by
	   setting the conversion type explicitly in .gitattributes. Right
	   after committing you	still have the original	file in	your work tree
	   and this file is not	yet corrupted. You can explicitly tell Git
	   that	this file is binary and	Git will handle	the file
	   appropriately.

	   Unfortunately, the desired effect of	cleaning up text files with
	   mixed line endings and the undesired	effect of corrupting binary
	   files cannot	be distinguished. In both cases	CRLFs are removed in
	   an irreversible way.	For text files this is the right thing to do
	   because CRLFs are line endings, while for binary files converting
	   CRLFs corrupts data.

	   Note, this safety check does	not mean that a	checkout will generate
	   a file identical to the original file for a different setting of
	   core.eol and	core.autocrlf, but only	for the	current	one. For
	   example, a text file	with LF	would be accepted with core.eol=lf and
	   could later be checked out with core.eol=crlf, in which case	the
	   resulting file would	contain	CRLF, although the original file
	   contained LF. However, in both work trees the line endings would be
	   consistent, that is either all LF or	all CRLF, but never mixed. A
	   file	with mixed line	endings	would be reported by the core.safecrlf
	   mechanism.

       core.autocrlf
	   Setting this	variable to "true" is the same as setting the text
	   attribute to	"auto" on all files and	core.eol to "crlf". Set	to
	   true	if you want to have CRLF line endings in your working
	   directory and the repository	has LF line endings. This variable can
	   be set to input, in which case no output conversion is performed.

       core.symlinks
	   If false, symbolic links are	checked	out as small plain files that
	   contain the link text.  git-update-index(1) and git-add(1) will not
	   change the recorded type to regular file. Useful on filesystems
	   like	FAT that do not	support	symbolic links.

	   The default is true,	except git-clone(1) or git-init(1) will	probe
	   and set core.symlinks false if appropriate when the repository is
	   created.

       core.gitProxy
	   A "proxy command" to	execute	(as command host port) instead of
	   establishing	direct connection to the remote	server when using the
	   Git protocol	for fetching. If the variable value is in the "COMMAND
	   for DOMAIN" format, the command is applied only on hostnames	ending
	   with	the specified domain string. This variable may be set multiple
	   times and is	matched	in the given order; the	first match wins.

	   Can be overridden by	the GIT_PROXY_COMMAND environment variable
	   (which always applies universally, without the special "for"
	   handling).

	   The special string none can be used as the proxy command to specify
	   that	no proxy be used for a given domain pattern. This is useful
	   for excluding servers inside	a firewall from	proxy use, while
	   defaulting to a common proxy	for external domains.

       core.sshCommand
	   If this variable is set, git	fetch and git push will	use the
	   specified command instead of	ssh when they need to connect to a
	   remote system. The command is in the	same form as the
	   GIT_SSH_COMMAND environment variable	and is overridden when the
	   environment variable	is set.

       core.ignoreStat
	   If true, Git	will avoid using lstat() calls to detect if files have
	   changed by setting the "assume-unchanged" bit for those tracked
	   files which it has updated identically in both the index and
	   working tree.

	   When	files are modified outside of Git, the user will need to stage
	   the modified	files explicitly (e.g. see Examples section in git-
	   update-index(1)). Git will not normally detect changes to those
	   files.

	   This	is useful on systems where lstat() calls are very slow,	such
	   as CIFS/Microsoft Windows.

	   False by default.

       core.preferSymlinkRefs
	   Instead of the default "symref" format for HEAD and other symbolic
	   reference files, use	symbolic links.	This is	sometimes needed to
	   work	with old scripts that expect HEAD to be	a symbolic link.

       core.bare
	   If true this	repository is assumed to be bare and has no working
	   directory associated	with it. If this is the	case a number of
	   commands that require a working directory will be disabled, such as
	   git-add(1) or git-merge(1).

	   This	setting	is automatically guessed by git-clone(1) or git-
	   init(1) when	the repository was created. By default a repository
	   that	ends in	"/.git"	is assumed to be not bare (bare	= false),
	   while all other repositories	are assumed to be bare (bare = true).

       core.worktree
	   Set the path	to the root of the working tree. If GIT_COMMON_DIR
	   environment variable	is set,	core.worktree is ignored and not used
	   for determining the root of working tree. This can be overridden by
	   the GIT_WORK_TREE environment variable and the --work-tree
	   command-line	option.	The value can be an absolute path or relative
	   to the path to the .git directory, which is either specified	by
	   --git-dir or	GIT_DIR, or automatically discovered. If --git-dir or
	   GIT_DIR is specified	but none of --work-tree, GIT_WORK_TREE and
	   core.worktree is specified, the current working directory is
	   regarded as the top level of	your working tree.

	   Note	that this variable is honored even when	set in a configuration
	   file	in a ".git" subdirectory of a directory	and its	value differs
	   from	the latter directory (e.g. "/path/to/.git/config" has
	   core.worktree set to	"/different/path"), which is most likely a
	   misconfiguration. Running Git commands in the "/path/to" directory
	   will	still use "/different/path" as the root	of the work tree and
	   can cause confusion unless you know what you	are doing (e.g.	you
	   are creating	a read-only snapshot of	the same index to a location
	   different from the repository's usual working tree).

       core.logAllRefUpdates
	   Enable the reflog. Updates to a ref <ref> is	logged to the file
	   "$GIT_DIR/logs/<ref>", by appending the new and old SHA-1, the
	   date/time and the reason of the update, but only when the file
	   exists. If this configuration variable is set to true, missing
	   "$GIT_DIR/logs/<ref>" file is automatically created for branch
	   heads (i.e. under refs/heads/), remote refs (i.e. under
	   refs/remotes/), note	refs (i.e. under refs/notes/), and the
	   symbolic ref	HEAD. If it is set to always, then a missing reflog is
	   automatically created for any ref under refs/.

	   This	information can	be used	to determine what commit was the tip
	   of a	branch "2 days ago".

	   This	value is true by default in a repository that has a working
	   directory associated	with it, and false by default in a bare
	   repository.

       core.repositoryFormatVersion
	   Internal variable identifying the repository	format and layout
	   version.

       core.sharedRepository
	   When	group (or true), the repository	is made	shareable between
	   several users in a group (making sure all the files and objects are
	   group-writable). When all (or world or everybody), the repository
	   will	be readable by all users, additionally to being
	   group-shareable. When umask (or false), Git will use	permissions
	   reported by umask(2). When 0xxx, where 0xxx is an octal number,
	   files in the	repository will	have this mode value.  0xxx will
	   override user's umask value (whereas	the other options will only
	   override requested parts of the user's umask	value).	Examples: 0660
	   will	make the repo read/write-able for the owner and	group, but
	   inaccessible	to others (equivalent to group unless umask is e.g.
	   0022).  0640	is a repository	that is	group-readable but not
	   group-writable. See git-init(1). False by default.

       core.warnAmbiguousRefs
	   If true, Git	will warn you if the ref name you passed it is
	   ambiguous and might match multiple refs in the repository. True by
	   default.

       core.compression
	   An integer -1..9, indicating	a default compression level. -1	is the
	   zlib	default. 0 means no compression, and 1..9 are various
	   speed/size tradeoffs, 9 being slowest. If set, this provides	a
	   default to other compression	variables, such	as
	   core.looseCompression and pack.compression.

       core.looseCompression
	   An integer -1..9, indicating	the compression	level for objects that
	   are not in a	pack file. -1 is the zlib default. 0 means no
	   compression,	and 1..9 are various speed/size	tradeoffs, 9 being
	   slowest. If not set,	defaults to core.compression. If that is not
	   set,	defaults to 1 (best speed).

       core.packedGitWindowSize
	   Number of bytes of a	pack file to map into memory in	a single
	   mapping operation. Larger window sizes may allow your system	to
	   process a smaller number of large pack files	more quickly. Smaller
	   window sizes	will negatively	affect performance due to increased
	   calls to the	operating system's memory manager, but may improve
	   performance when accessing a	large number of	large pack files.

	   Default is 1	MiB if NO_MMAP was set at compile time,	otherwise 32
	   MiB on 32 bit platforms and 1 GiB on	64 bit platforms. This should
	   be reasonable for all users/operating systems. You probably do not
	   need	to adjust this value.

	   Common unit suffixes	of k, m, or g are supported.

       core.packedGitLimit
	   Maximum number of bytes to map simultaneously into memory from pack
	   files. If Git needs to access more than this	many bytes at once to
	   complete an operation it will unmap existing	regions	to reclaim
	   virtual address space within	the process.

	   Default is 256 MiB on 32 bit	platforms and 8	GiB on 64 bit
	   platforms. This should be reasonable	for all	users/operating
	   systems, except on the largest projects. You	probably do not	need
	   to adjust this value.

	   Common unit suffixes	of k, m, or g are supported.

       core.deltaBaseCacheLimit
	   Maximum number of bytes to reserve for caching base objects that
	   may be referenced by	multiple deltified objects. By storing the
	   entire decompressed base objects in a cache Git is able to avoid
	   unpacking and decompressing frequently used base objects multiple
	   times.

	   Default is 96 MiB on	all platforms. This should be reasonable for
	   all users/operating systems,	except on the largest projects.	You
	   probably do not need	to adjust this value.

	   Common unit suffixes	of k, m, or g are supported.

       core.bigFileThreshold
	   Files larger	than this size are stored deflated, without attempting
	   delta compression. Storing large files without delta	compression
	   avoids excessive memory usage, at the slight	expense	of increased
	   disk	usage. Additionally files larger than this size	are always
	   treated as binary.

	   Default is 512 MiB on all platforms.	This should be reasonable for
	   most	projects as source code	and other text files can still be
	   delta compressed, but larger	binary media files won't be.

	   Common unit suffixes	of k, m, or g are supported.

       core.excludesFile
	   Specifies the pathname to the file that contains patterns to
	   describe paths that are not meant to	be tracked, in addition	to
	   .gitignore (per-directory) and .git/info/exclude. Defaults to
	   $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/git/ignore.	If $XDG_CONFIG_HOME is either not set
	   or empty, $HOME/.config/git/ignore is used instead. See
	   gitignore(5).

       core.askPass
	   Some	commands (e.g. svn and http interfaces)	that interactively ask
	   for a password can be told to use an	external program given via the
	   value of this variable. Can be overridden by	the GIT_ASKPASS
	   environment variable. If not	set, fall back to the value of the
	   SSH_ASKPASS environment variable or,	failing	that, a	simple
	   password prompt. The	external program shall be given	a suitable
	   prompt as command-line argument and write the password on its
	   STDOUT.

       core.attributesFile
	   In addition to .gitattributes (per-directory) and
	   .git/info/attributes, Git looks into	this file for attributes (see
	   gitattributes(5)). Path expansions are made the same	way as for
	   core.excludesFile. Its default value	is
	   $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/git/attributes. If $XDG_CONFIG_HOME	is either not
	   set or empty, $HOME/.config/git/attributes is used instead.

       core.hooksPath
	   By default Git will look for	your hooks in the $GIT_DIR/hooks
	   directory. Set this to different path, e.g.	/etc/git/hooks,	and
	   Git will try	to find	your hooks in that directory, e.g.
	   /etc/git/hooks/pre-receive instead of in
	   $GIT_DIR/hooks/pre-receive.

	   The path can	be either absolute or relative.	A relative path	is
	   taken as relative to	the directory where the	hooks are run (see the
	   "DESCRIPTION" section of githooks(5)).

	   This	configuration variable is useful in cases where	you'd like to
	   centrally configure your Git	hooks instead of configuring them on a
	   per-repository basis, or as a more flexible and centralized
	   alternative to having an init.templateDir where you've changed
	   default hooks.

       core.editor
	   Commands such as commit and tag that	let you	edit messages by
	   launching an	editor use the value of	this variable when it is set,
	   and the environment variable	GIT_EDITOR is not set. See git-var(1).

       core.commentChar
	   Commands such as commit and tag that	let you	edit messages consider
	   a line that begins with this	character commented, and removes them
	   after the editor returns (default #).

	   If set to "auto", git-commit	would select a character that is not
	   the beginning character of any line in existing commit messages.

       core.packedRefsTimeout
	   The length of time, in milliseconds,	to retry when trying to	lock
	   the packed-refs file. Value 0 means not to retry at all; -1 means
	   to try indefinitely.	Default	is 1000	(i.e., retry for 1 second).

       sequence.editor
	   Text	editor used by git rebase -i for editing the rebase
	   instruction file. The value is meant	to be interpreted by the shell
	   when	it is used. It can be overridden by the	GIT_SEQUENCE_EDITOR
	   environment variable. When not configured the default commit
	   message editor is used instead.

       core.pager
	   Text	viewer for use by Git commands (e.g., less). The value is
	   meant to be interpreted by the shell. The order of preference is
	   the $GIT_PAGER environment variable,	then core.pager	configuration,
	   then	$PAGER,	and then the default chosen at compile time (usually
	   less).

	   When	the LESS environment variable is unset,	Git sets it to FRX (if
	   LESS	environment variable is	set, Git does not change it at all).
	   If you want to selectively override Git's default setting for LESS,
	   you can set core.pager to e.g.  less	-S. This will be passed	to the
	   shell by Git, which will translate the final	command	to LESS=FRX
	   less	-S. The	environment does not set the S option but the command
	   line	does, instructing less to truncate long	lines. Similarly,
	   setting core.pager to less -+F will deactivate the F	option
	   specified by	the environment	from the command-line, deactivating
	   the "quit if	one screen" behavior of	less. One can specifically
	   activate some flags for particular commands:	for example, setting
	   pager.blame to less -S enables line truncation only for git blame.

	   Likewise, when the LV environment variable is unset,	Git sets it to
	   -c. You can override	this setting by	exporting LV with another
	   value or setting core.pager to lv +c.

       core.whitespace
	   A comma separated list of common whitespace problems	to notice.
	   git diff will use color.diff.whitespace to highlight	them, and git
	   apply --whitespace=error will consider them as errors. You can
	   prefix - to disable any of them (e.g.  -trailing-space):

	   o   blank-at-eol treats trailing whitespaces	at the end of the line
	       as an error (enabled by default).

	   o   space-before-tab	treats a space character that appears
	       immediately before a tab	character in the initial indent	part
	       of the line as an error (enabled	by default).

	   o   indent-with-non-tab treats a line that is indented with space
	       characters instead of the equivalent tabs as an error (not
	       enabled by default).

	   o   tab-in-indent treats a tab character in the initial indent part
	       of the line as an error (not enabled by default).

	   o   blank-at-eof treats blank lines added at	the end	of file	as an
	       error (enabled by default).

	   o   trailing-space is a short-hand to cover both blank-at-eol and
	       blank-at-eof.

	   o   cr-at-eol treats	a carriage-return at the end of	line as	part
	       of the line terminator, i.e. with it, trailing-space does not
	       trigger if the character	before such a carriage-return is not a
	       whitespace (not enabled by default).

	   o   tabwidth=<n> tells how many character positions a tab occupies;
	       this is relevant	for indent-with-non-tab	and when Git fixes
	       tab-in-indent errors. The default tab width is 8. Allowed
	       values are 1 to 63.

       core.fsyncObjectFiles
	   This	boolean	will enable fsync() when writing object	files.

	   This	is a total waste of time and effort on a filesystem that
	   orders data writes properly,	but can	be useful for filesystems that
	   do not use journalling (traditional UNIX filesystems) or that only
	   journal metadata and	not file contents (OS X's HFS+,	or Linux ext3
	   with	"data=writeback").

       core.preloadIndex
	   Enable parallel index preload for operations	like git diff

	   This	can speed up operations	like git diff and git status
	   especially on filesystems like NFS that have	weak caching semantics
	   and thus relatively high IO latencies. When enabled,	Git will do
	   the index comparison	to the filesystem data in parallel, allowing
	   overlapping IO's. Defaults to true.

       core.createObject
	   You can set this to link, in	which case a hardlink followed by a
	   delete of the source	are used to make sure that object creation
	   will	not overwrite existing objects.

	   On some file	system/operating system	combinations, this is
	   unreliable. Set this	config setting to rename there;	However, This
	   will	remove the check that makes sure that existing object files
	   will	not get	overwritten.

       core.notesRef
	   When	showing	commit messages, also show notes which are stored in
	   the given ref. The ref must be fully	qualified. If the given	ref
	   does	not exist, it is not an	error but means	that no	notes should
	   be printed.

	   This	setting	defaults to "refs/notes/commits", and it can be
	   overridden by the GIT_NOTES_REF environment variable. See git-
	   notes(1).

       core.sparseCheckout
	   Enable "sparse checkout" feature. See section "Sparse checkout" in
	   git-read-tree(1) for	more information.

       core.abbrev
	   Set the length object names are abbreviated to. If unspecified or
	   set to "auto", an appropriate value is computed based on the
	   approximate number of packed	objects	in your	repository, which
	   hopefully is	enough for abbreviated object names to stay unique for
	   some	time. The minimum length is 4.

       add.ignoreErrors, add.ignore-errors (deprecated)
	   Tells git add to continue adding files when some files cannot be
	   added due to	indexing errors. Equivalent to the --ignore-errors
	   option of git-add(1).  add.ignore-errors is deprecated, as it does
	   not follow the usual	naming convention for configuration variables.

       alias.*
	   Command aliases for the git(1) command wrapper - e.g. after
	   defining "alias.last	= cat-file commit HEAD", the invocation	"git
	   last" is equivalent to "git cat-file	commit HEAD". To avoid
	   confusion and troubles with script usage, aliases that hide
	   existing Git	commands are ignored. Arguments	are split by spaces,
	   the usual shell quoting and escaping	is supported. A	quote pair or
	   a backslash can be used to quote them.

	   If the alias	expansion is prefixed with an exclamation point, it
	   will	be treated as a	shell command. For example, defining
	   "alias.new =	!gitk --all --not ORIG_HEAD", the invocation "git new"
	   is equivalent to running the	shell command "gitk --all --not
	   ORIG_HEAD". Note that shell commands	will be	executed from the
	   top-level directory of a repository,	which may not necessarily be
	   the current directory.  GIT_PREFIX is set as	returned by running
	   git rev-parse --show-prefix from the	original current directory.
	   See git-rev-parse(1).

       am.keepcr
	   If true, git-am will	call git-mailsplit for patches in mbox format
	   with	parameter --keep-cr. In	this case git-mailsplit	will not
	   remove \r from lines	ending with \r\n. Can be overridden by giving
	   --no-keep-cr	from the command line. See git-am(1), git-
	   mailsplit(1).

       am.threeWay
	   By default, git am will fail	if the patch does not apply cleanly.
	   When	set to true, this setting tells	git am to fall back on 3-way
	   merge if the	patch records the identity of blobs it is supposed to
	   apply to and	we have	those blobs available locally (equivalent to
	   giving the --3way option from the command line). Defaults to	false.
	   See git-am(1).

       apply.ignoreWhitespace
	   When	set to change, tells git apply to ignore changes in
	   whitespace, in the same way as the --ignore-space-change option.
	   When	set to one of: no, none, never,	false tells git	apply to
	   respect all whitespace differences. See git-apply(1).

       apply.whitespace
	   Tells git apply how to handle whitespaces, in the same way as the
	   --whitespace	option.	See git-apply(1).

       branch.autoSetupMerge
	   Tells git branch and	git checkout to	set up new branches so that
	   git-pull(1) will appropriately merge	from the starting point
	   branch. Note	that even if this option is not	set, this behavior can
	   be chosen per-branch	using the --track and --no-track options. The
	   valid settings are: false --	no automatic setup is done; true --
	   automatic setup is done when	the starting point is a
	   remote-tracking branch; always --  automatic	setup is done when the
	   starting point is either a local branch or remote-tracking branch.
	   This	option defaults	to true.

       branch.autoSetupRebase
	   When	a new branch is	created	with git branch	or git checkout	that
	   tracks another branch, this variable	tells Git to set up pull to
	   rebase instead of merge (see	"branch.<name>.rebase"). When never,
	   rebase is never automatically set to	true. When local, rebase is
	   set to true for tracked branches of other local branches. When
	   remote, rebase is set to true for tracked branches of
	   remote-tracking branches. When always, rebase will be set to	true
	   for all tracking branches. See "branch.autoSetupMerge" for details
	   on how to set up a branch to	track another branch. This option
	   defaults to never.

       branch.<name>.remote
	   When	on branch <name>, it tells git fetch and git push which	remote
	   to fetch from/push to. The remote to	push to	may be overridden with
	   remote.pushDefault (for all branches). The remote to	push to, for
	   the current branch, may be further overridden by
	   branch.<name>.pushRemote. If	no remote is configured, or if you are
	   not on any branch, it defaults to origin for	fetching and
	   remote.pushDefault for pushing. Additionally, .  (a period) is the
	   current local repository (a dot-repository),	see
	   branch.<name>.merge's final note below.

       branch.<name>.pushRemote
	   When	on branch <name>, it overrides branch.<name>.remote for
	   pushing. It also overrides remote.pushDefault for pushing from
	   branch <name>. When you pull	from one place (e.g. your upstream)
	   and push to another place (e.g. your	own publishing repository),
	   you would want to set remote.pushDefault to specify the remote to
	   push	to for all branches, and use this option to override it	for a
	   specific branch.

       branch.<name>.merge
	   Defines, together with branch.<name>.remote,	the upstream branch
	   for the given branch. It tells git fetch/git	pull/git rebase	which
	   branch to merge and can also	affect git push	(see push.default).
	   When	in branch <name>, it tells git fetch the default refspec to be
	   marked for merging in FETCH_HEAD. The value is handled like the
	   remote part of a refspec, and must match a ref which	is fetched
	   from	the remote given by "branch.<name>.remote". The	merge
	   information is used by git pull (which at first calls git fetch) to
	   lookup the default branch for merging. Without this option, git
	   pull	defaults to merge the first refspec fetched. Specify multiple
	   values to get an octopus merge. If you wish to setup	git pull so
	   that	it merges into <name> from another branch in the local
	   repository, you can point branch.<name>.merge to the	desired
	   branch, and use the relative	path setting .	(a period) for
	   branch.<name>.remote.

       branch.<name>.mergeOptions
	   Sets	default	options	for merging into branch	<name>.	The syntax and
	   supported options are the same as those of git-merge(1), but	option
	   values containing whitespace	characters are currently not
	   supported.

       branch.<name>.rebase
	   When	true, rebase the branch	<name> on top of the fetched branch,
	   instead of merging the default branch from the default remote when
	   "git	pull" is run. See "pull.rebase"	for doing this in a non
	   branch-specific manner.

	   When	preserve, also pass --preserve-merges along to git rebase so
	   that	locally	committed merge	commits	will not be flattened by
	   running git pull.

	   When	the value is interactive, the rebase is	run in interactive
	   mode.

	   NOTE: this is a possibly dangerous operation; do not	use it unless
	   you understand the implications (see	git-rebase(1) for details).

       branch.<name>.description
	   Branch description, can be edited with git branch
	   --edit-description. Branch description is automatically added in
	   the format-patch cover letter or request-pull summary.

       browser.<tool>.cmd
	   Specify the command to invoke the specified browser.	The specified
	   command is evaluated	in shell with the URLs passed as arguments.
	   (See	git-web--browse(1).)

       browser.<tool>.path
	   Override the	path for the given tool	that may be used to browse
	   HTML	help (see -w option in git-help(1)) or a working repository in
	   gitweb (see git-instaweb(1)).

       clean.requireForce
	   A boolean to	make git-clean do nothing unless given -f, -i or -n.
	   Defaults to true.

       color.branch
	   A boolean to	enable/disable color in	the output of git-branch(1).
	   May be set to always, false (or never) or auto (or true), in	which
	   case	colors are used	only when the output is	to a terminal. If
	   unset, then the value of color.ui is	used (auto by default).

       color.branch.<slot>
	   Use customized color	for branch coloration.	<slot> is one of
	   current (the	current	branch), local (a local	branch), remote	(a
	   remote-tracking branch in refs/remotes/), upstream (upstream
	   tracking branch), plain (other refs).

       color.diff
	   Whether to use ANSI escape sequences	to add color to	patches. If
	   this	is set to always, git-diff(1), git-log(1), and git-show(1)
	   will	use color for all patches. If it is set	to true	or auto, those
	   commands will only use color	when output is to the terminal.	If
	   unset, then the value of color.ui is	used (auto by default).

	   This	does not affect	git-format-patch(1) or the git-diff-* plumbing
	   commands. Can be overridden on the command line with	the
	   --color[=<when>] option.

       color.diff.<slot>
	   Use customized color	for diff colorization.	<slot> specifies which
	   part	of the patch to	use the	specified color, and is	one of context
	   (context text - plain is a historical synonym), meta
	   (metainformation), frag (hunk header), func (function in hunk
	   header), old	(removed lines), new (added lines), commit (commit
	   headers), or	whitespace (highlighting whitespace errors).

       color.decorate.<slot>
	   Use customized color	for git	log --decorate output.	<slot> is one
	   of branch, remoteBranch, tag, stash or HEAD for local branches,
	   remote-tracking branches, tags, stash and HEAD, respectively.

       color.grep
	   When	set to always, always highlight	matches. When false (or
	   never), never. When set to true or auto, use	color only when	the
	   output is written to	the terminal. If unset,	then the value of
	   color.ui is used (auto by default).

       color.grep.<slot>
	   Use customized color	for grep colorization.	<slot> specifies which
	   part	of the line to use the specified color,	and is one of

	   context
	       non-matching text in context lines (when	using -A, -B, or -C)

	   filename
	       filename	prefix (when not using -h)

	   function
	       function	name lines (when using -p)

	   linenumber
	       line number prefix (when	using -n)

	   match
	       matching	text (same as setting matchContext and matchSelected)

	   matchContext
	       matching	text in	context	lines

	   matchSelected
	       matching	text in	selected lines

	   selected
	       non-matching text in selected lines

	   separator
	       separators between fields on a line (:, -, and =) and between
	       hunks (--)

       color.interactive
	   When	set to always, always use colors for interactive prompts and
	   displays (such as those used	by "git-add --interactive" and
	   "git-clean --interactive"). When false (or never), never. When set
	   to true or auto, use	colors only when the output is to the
	   terminal. If	unset, then the	value of color.ui is used (auto	by
	   default).

       color.interactive.<slot>
	   Use customized color	for git	add --interactive and git clean
	   --interactive output.  <slot> may be	prompt,	header,	help or	error,
	   for four distinct types of normal output from interactive commands.

       color.pager
	   A boolean to	enable/disable colored output when the pager is	in use
	   (default is true).

       color.showBranch
	   A boolean to	enable/disable color in	the output of git-show-
	   branch(1). May be set to always, false (or never) or	auto (or
	   true), in which case	colors are used	only when the output is	to a
	   terminal. If	unset, then the	value of color.ui is used (auto	by
	   default).

       color.status
	   A boolean to	enable/disable color in	the output of git-status(1).
	   May be set to always, false (or never) or auto (or true), in	which
	   case	colors are used	only when the output is	to a terminal. If
	   unset, then the value of color.ui is	used (auto by default).

       color.status.<slot>
	   Use customized color	for status colorization.  <slot> is one	of
	   header (the header text of the status message), added or updated
	   (files which	are added but not committed), changed (files which are
	   changed but not added in the	index),	untracked (files which are not
	   tracked by Git), branch (the	current	branch), nobranch (the color
	   the no branch warning is shown in, defaulting to red), or unmerged
	   (files which	have unmerged changes).

       color.ui
	   This	variable determines the	default	value for variables such as
	   color.diff and color.grep that control the use of color per command
	   family. Its scope will expand as more commands learn	configuration
	   to set a default for	the --color option. Set	it to false or never
	   if you prefer Git commands not to use color unless enabled
	   explicitly with some	other configuration or the --color option. Set
	   it to always	if you want all	output not intended for	machine
	   consumption to use color, to	true or	auto (this is the default
	   since Git 1.8.4) if you want	such output to use color when written
	   to the terminal.

       column.ui
	   Specify whether supported commands should output in columns.	This
	   variable consists of	a list of tokens separated by spaces or
	   commas:

	   These options control when the feature should be enabled (defaults
	   to never):

	   always
	       always show in columns

	   never
	       never show in columns

	   auto
	       show in columns if the output is	to the terminal

	   These options control layout	(defaults to column). Setting any of
	   these implies always	if none	of always, never, or auto are
	   specified.

	   column
	       fill columns before rows

	   row
	       fill rows before	columns

	   plain
	       show in one column

	   Finally, these options can be combined with a layout	option
	   (defaults to	nodense):

	   dense
	       make unequal size columns to utilize more space

	   nodense
	       make equal size columns

       column.branch
	   Specify whether to output branch listing in git branch in columns.
	   See column.ui for details.

       column.clean
	   Specify the layout when list	items in git clean -i, which always
	   shows files and directories in columns. See column.ui for details.

       column.status
	   Specify whether to output untracked files in	git status in columns.
	   See column.ui for details.

       column.tag
	   Specify whether to output tag listing in git	tag in columns.	See
	   column.ui for details.

       commit.cleanup
	   This	setting	overrides the default of the --cleanup option in git
	   commit. See git-commit(1) for details. Changing the default can be
	   useful when you always want to keep lines that begin	with comment
	   character # in your log message, in which case you would do git
	   config commit.cleanup whitespace (note that you will	have to	remove
	   the help lines that begin with # in the commit log template
	   yourself, if	you do this).

       commit.gpgSign
	   A boolean to	specify	whether	all commits should be GPG signed. Use
	   of this option when doing operations	such as	rebase can result in a
	   large number	of commits being signed. It may	be convenient to use
	   an agent to avoid typing your GPG passphrase	several	times.

       commit.status
	   A boolean to	enable/disable inclusion of status information in the
	   commit message template when	using an editor	to prepare the commit
	   message. Defaults to	true.

       commit.template
	   Specify the pathname	of a file to use as the	template for new
	   commit messages.

       commit.verbose
	   A boolean or	int to specify the level of verbose with git commit.
	   See git-commit(1).

       credential.helper
	   Specify an external helper to be called when	a username or password
	   credential is needed; the helper may	consult	external storage to
	   avoid prompting the user for	the credentials. Note that multiple
	   helpers may be defined. See gitcredentials(7) for details.

       credential.useHttpPath
	   When	acquiring credentials, consider	the "path" component of	an
	   http	or https URL to	be important. Defaults to false. See
	   gitcredentials(7) for more information.

       credential.username
	   If no username is set for a network authentication, use this
	   username by default.	See credential.<context>.* below, and
	   gitcredentials(7).

       credential.<url>.*
	   Any of the credential.* options above can be	applied	selectively to
	   some	credentials. For example
	   "credential.https://example.com.username" would set the default
	   username only for https connections to example.com. See
	   gitcredentials(7) for details on how	URLs are matched.

       credentialCache.ignoreSIGHUP
	   Tell	git-credential-cache--daemon to	ignore SIGHUP, instead of
	   quitting.

       diff.autoRefreshIndex
	   When	using git diff to compare with work tree files,	do not
	   consider stat-only change as	changed. Instead, silently run git
	   update-index	--refresh to update the	cached stat information	for
	   paths whose contents	in the work tree match the contents in the
	   index. This option defaults to true.	Note that this affects only
	   git diff Porcelain, and not lower level diff	commands such as git
	   diff-files.

       diff.dirstat
	   A comma separated list of --dirstat parameters specifying the
	   default behavior of the --dirstat option to git-diff(1)` and
	   friends. The	defaults can be	overridden on the command line (using
	   --dirstat=<param1,param2,...>). The fallback	defaults (when not
	   changed by diff.dirstat) are	changes,noncumulative,3. The following
	   parameters are available:

	   changes
	       Compute the dirstat numbers by counting the lines that have
	       been removed from the source, or	added to the destination. This
	       ignores the amount of pure code movements within	a file.	In
	       other words, rearranging	lines in a file	is not counted as much
	       as other	changes. This is the default behavior when no
	       parameter is given.

	   lines
	       Compute the dirstat numbers by doing the	regular	line-based
	       diff analysis, and summing the removed/added line counts. (For
	       binary files, count 64-byte chunks instead, since binary	files
	       have no natural concept of lines). This is a more expensive
	       --dirstat behavior than the changes behavior, but it does count
	       rearranged lines	within a file as much as other changes.	The
	       resulting output	is consistent with what	you get	from the other
	       --*stat options.

	   files
	       Compute the dirstat numbers by counting the number of files
	       changed.	Each changed file counts equally in the	dirstat
	       analysis. This is the computationally cheapest --dirstat
	       behavior, since it does not have	to look	at the file contents
	       at all.

	   cumulative
	       Count changes in	a child	directory for the parent directory as
	       well. Note that when using cumulative, the sum of the
	       percentages reported may	exceed 100%. The default
	       (non-cumulative)	behavior can be	specified with the
	       noncumulative parameter.

	   <limit>
	       An integer parameter specifies a	cut-off	percent	(3% by
	       default). Directories contributing less than this percentage of
	       the changes are not shown in the	output.

	   Example: The	following will count changed files, while ignoring
	   directories with less than 10% of the total amount of changed
	   files, and accumulating child directory counts in the parent
	   directories:	files,10,cumulative.

       diff.statGraphWidth
	   Limit the width of the graph	part in	--stat output. If set, applies
	   to all commands generating --stat output except format-patch.

       diff.context
	   Generate diffs with <n> lines of context instead of the default of
	   3. This value is overridden by the -U option.

       diff.interHunkContext
	   Show	the context between diff hunks,	up to the specified number of
	   lines, thereby fusing the hunks that	are close to each other. This
	   value serves	as the default for the --inter-hunk-context command
	   line	option.

       diff.external
	   If this config variable is set, diff	generation is not performed
	   using the internal diff machinery, but using	the given command. Can
	   be overridden with the `GIT_EXTERNAL_DIFF' environment variable.
	   The command is called with parameters as described under "git
	   Diffs" in git(1). Note: if you want to use an external diff program
	   only	on a subset of your files, you might want to use
	   gitattributes(5) instead.

       diff.ignoreSubmodules
	   Sets	the default value of --ignore-submodules. Note that this
	   affects only	git diff Porcelain, and	not lower level	diff commands
	   such	as git diff-files.  git	checkout also honors this setting when
	   reporting uncommitted changes. Setting it to	all disables the
	   submodule summary normally shown by git commit and git status when
	   status.submoduleSummary is set unless it is overridden by using the
	   --ignore-submodules command-line option. The	git submodule commands
	   are not affected by this setting.

       diff.mnemonicPrefix
	   If set, git diff uses a prefix pair that is different from the
	   standard "a/" and "b/" depending on what is being compared. When
	   this	configuration is in effect, reverse diff output	also swaps the
	   order of the	prefixes:

	   git diff
	       compares	the (i)ndex and	the (w)ork tree;

	   git diff HEAD
	       compares	a (c)ommit and the (w)ork tree;

	   git diff --cached
	       compares	a (c)ommit and the (i)ndex;

	   git diff HEAD:file1 file2
	       compares	an (o)bject and	a (w)ork tree entity;

	   git diff --no-index a b
	       compares	two non-git things (1) and (2).

       diff.noprefix
	   If set, git diff does not show any source or	destination prefix.

       diff.orderFile
	   File	indicating how to order	files within a diff. See the -O	option
	   to git-diff(1) for details. If diff.orderFile is a relative
	   pathname, it	is treated as relative to the top of the working tree.

       diff.renameLimit
	   The number of files to consider when	performing the copy/rename
	   detection; equivalent to the	git diff option	-l.

       diff.renames
	   Whether and how Git detects renames.	If set to "false", rename
	   detection is	disabled. If set to "true", basic rename detection is
	   enabled. If set to "copies" or "copy", Git will detect copies, as
	   well. Defaults to true. Note	that this affects only git diff
	   Porcelain like git-diff(1) and git-log(1), and not lower level
	   commands such as git-diff-files(1).

       diff.suppressBlankEmpty
	   A boolean to	inhibit	the standard behavior of printing a space
	   before each empty output line. Defaults to false.

       diff.submodule
	   Specify the format in which differences in submodules are shown.
	   The "short" format just shows the names of the commits at the
	   beginning and end of	the range. The "log" format lists the commits
	   in the range	like git-submodule(1)summary does. The "diff" format
	   shows an inline diff	of the changed contents	of the submodule.
	   Defaults to "short".

       diff.wordRegex
	   A POSIX Extended Regular Expression used to determine what is a
	   "word" when performing word-by-word difference calculations.
	   Character sequences that match the regular expression are "words",
	   all other characters	are ignorable whitespace.

       diff.<driver>.command
	   The custom diff driver command. See gitattributes(5)	for details.

       diff.<driver>.xfuncname
	   The regular expression that the diff	driver should use to recognize
	   the hunk header. A built-in pattern may also	be used. See
	   gitattributes(5) for	details.

       diff.<driver>.binary
	   Set this option to true to make the diff driver treat files as
	   binary. See gitattributes(5)	for details.

       diff.<driver>.textconv
	   The command that the	diff driver should call	to generate the
	   text-converted version of a file. The result	of the conversion is
	   used	to generate a human-readable diff. See gitattributes(5)	for
	   details.

       diff.<driver>.wordRegex
	   The regular expression that the diff	driver should use to split
	   words in a line. See	gitattributes(5) for details.

       diff.<driver>.cachetextconv
	   Set this option to true to make the diff driver cache the text
	   conversion outputs. See gitattributes(5) for	details.

       diff.tool
	   Controls which diff tool is used by git-difftool(1).	This variable
	   overrides the value configured in merge.tool. The list below	shows
	   the valid built-in values. Any other	value is treated as a custom
	   diff	tool and requires that a corresponding difftool.<tool>.cmd
	   variable is defined.

	   o   araxis

	   o   bc

	   o   bc3

	   o   codecompare

	   o   deltawalker

	   o   diffmerge

	   o   diffuse

	   o   ecmerge

	   o   emerge

	   o   examdiff

	   o   gvimdiff

	   o   gvimdiff2

	   o   gvimdiff3

	   o   kdiff3

	   o   kompare

	   o   meld

	   o   opendiff

	   o   p4merge

	   o   tkdiff

	   o   vimdiff

	   o   vimdiff2

	   o   vimdiff3

	   o   winmerge

	   o   xxdiff

       diff.indentHeuristic
	   Set this option to true to enable experimental heuristics that
	   shift diff hunk boundaries to make patches easier to	read.

       diff.algorithm
	   Choose a diff algorithm. The	variants are as	follows:

	   default, myers
	       The basic greedy	diff algorithm.	Currently, this	is the
	       default.

	   minimal
	       Spend extra time	to make	sure the smallest possible diff	is
	       produced.

	   patience
	       Use "patience diff" algorithm when generating patches.

	   histogram
	       This algorithm extends the patience algorithm to	"support
	       low-occurrence common elements".

       diff.wsErrorHighlight
	   A comma separated list of old, new, context,	that specifies how
	   whitespace errors on	lines are highlighted with
	   color.diff.whitespace. Can be overridden by the command line	option
	   --ws-error-highlight=<kind>

       difftool.<tool>.path
	   Override the	path for the given tool. This is useful	in case	your
	   tool	is not in the PATH.

       difftool.<tool>.cmd
	   Specify the command to invoke the specified diff tool. The
	   specified command is	evaluated in shell with	the following
	   variables available:	LOCAL is set to	the name of the	temporary file
	   containing the contents of the diff pre-image and REMOTE is set to
	   the name of the temporary file containing the contents of the diff
	   post-image.

       difftool.prompt
	   Prompt before each invocation of the	diff tool.

       fastimport.unpackLimit
	   If the number of objects imported by	git-fast-import(1) is below
	   this	limit, then the	objects	will be	unpacked into loose object
	   files. However if the number	of imported objects equals or exceeds
	   this	limit then the pack will be stored as a	pack. Storing the pack
	   from	a fast-import can make the import operation complete faster,
	   especially on slow filesystems. If not set, the value of
	   transfer.unpackLimit	is used	instead.

       fetch.recurseSubmodules
	   This	option can be either set to a boolean value or to on-demand.
	   Setting it to a boolean changes the behavior	of fetch and pull to
	   unconditionally recurse into	submodules when	set to true or to not
	   recurse at all when set to false. When set to on-demand (the
	   default value), fetch and pull will only recurse into a populated
	   submodule when its superproject retrieves a commit that updates the
	   submodule's reference.

       fetch.fsckObjects
	   If it is set	to true, git-fetch-pack	will check all fetched
	   objects. It will abort in the case of a malformed object or a
	   broken link.	The result of an abort are only	dangling objects.
	   Defaults to false. If not set, the value of transfer.fsckObjects is
	   used	instead.

       fetch.unpackLimit
	   If the number of objects fetched over the Git native	transfer is
	   below this limit, then the objects will be unpacked into loose
	   object files. However if the	number of received objects equals or
	   exceeds this	limit then the received	pack will be stored as a pack,
	   after adding	any missing delta bases. Storing the pack from a push
	   can make the	push operation complete	faster,	especially on slow
	   filesystems.	If not set, the	value of transfer.unpackLimit is used
	   instead.

       fetch.prune
	   If true, fetch will automatically behave as if the --prune option
	   was given on	the command line. See also remote.<name>.prune.

       fetch.output
	   Control how ref update status is printed. Valid values are full and
	   compact. Default value is full. See section OUTPUT in git-fetch(1)
	   for detail.

       format.attach
	   Enable multipart/mixed attachments as the default for format-patch.
	   The value can also be a double quoted string	which will enable
	   attachments as the default and set the value	as the boundary. See
	   the --attach	option in git-format-patch(1).

       format.from
	   Provides the	default	value for the --from option to format-patch.
	   Accepts a boolean value, or a name and email	address. If false,
	   format-patch	defaults to --no-from, using commit authors directly
	   in the "From:" field	of patch mails.	If true, format-patch defaults
	   to --from, using your committer identity in the "From:" field of
	   patch mails and including a "From:" field in	the body of the	patch
	   mail	if different. If set to	a non-boolean value, format-patch uses
	   that	value instead of your committer	identity. Defaults to false.

       format.numbered
	   A boolean which can enable or disable sequence numbers in patch
	   subjects. It	defaults to "auto" which enables it only if there is
	   more	than one patch.	It can be enabled or disabled for all messages
	   by setting it to "true" or "false". See --numbered option in	git-
	   format-patch(1).

       format.headers
	   Additional email headers to include in a patch to be	submitted by
	   mail. See git-format-patch(1).

       format.to, format.cc
	   Additional recipients to include in a patch to be submitted by
	   mail. See the --to and --cc options in git-format-patch(1).

       format.subjectPrefix
	   The default for format-patch	is to output files with	the [PATCH]
	   subject prefix. Use this variable to	change that prefix.

       format.signature
	   The default for format-patch	is to output a signature containing
	   the Git version number. Use this variable to	change that default.
	   Set this variable to	the empty string ("") to suppress signature
	   generation.

       format.signatureFile
	   Works just like format.signature except the contents	of the file
	   specified by	this variable will be used as the signature.

       format.suffix
	   The default for format-patch	is to output files with	the suffix
	   .patch. Use this variable to	change that suffix (make sure to
	   include the dot if you want it).

       format.pretty
	   The default pretty format for log/show/whatchanged command, See
	   git-log(1), git-show(1), git-whatchanged(1).

       format.thread
	   The default threading style for git format-patch. Can be a boolean
	   value, or shallow or	deep.  shallow threading makes every mail a
	   reply to the	head of	the series, where the head is chosen from the
	   cover letter, the --in-reply-to, and	the first patch	mail, in this
	   order.  deep	threading makes	every mail a reply to the previous
	   one.	A true boolean value is	the same as shallow, and a false value
	   disables threading.

       format.signOff
	   A boolean value which lets you enable the -s/--signoff option of
	   format-patch	by default.  Note: Adding the Signed-off-by: line to a
	   patch should	be a conscious act and means that you certify you have
	   the rights to submit	this work under	the same open source license.
	   Please see the SubmittingPatches document for further discussion.

       format.coverLetter
	   A boolean that controls whether to generate a cover-letter when
	   format-patch	is invoked, but	in addition can	be set to "auto", to
	   generate a cover-letter only	when there's more than one patch.

       format.outputDirectory
	   Set a custom	directory to store the resulting files instead of the
	   current working directory.

       format.useAutoBase
	   A boolean value which lets you enable the --base=auto option	of
	   format-patch	by default.

       filter.<driver>.clean
	   The command which is	used to	convert	the content of a worktree file
	   to a	blob upon checkin. See gitattributes(5)	for details.

       filter.<driver>.smudge
	   The command which is	used to	convert	the content of a blob object
	   to a	worktree file upon checkout. See gitattributes(5) for details.

       fsck.<msg-id>
	   Allows overriding the message type (error, warn or ignore) of a
	   specific message ID such as missingEmail.

	   For convenience, fsck prefixes the error/warning with the message
	   ID, e.g. "missingEmail: invalid author/committer line - missing
	   email" means	that setting fsck.missingEmail = ignore	will hide that
	   issue.

	   This	feature	is intended to support working with legacy
	   repositories	which cannot be	repaired without disruptive changes.

       fsck.skipList
	   The path to a sorted	list of	object names (i.e. one SHA-1 per line)
	   that	are known to be	broken in a non-fatal way and should be
	   ignored. This feature is useful when	an established project should
	   be accepted despite early commits containing	errors that can	be
	   safely ignored such as invalid committer email addresses. Note:
	   corrupt objects cannot be skipped with this setting.

       gc.aggressiveDepth
	   The depth parameter used in the delta compression algorithm used by
	   git gc --aggressive.	This defaults to 50.

       gc.aggressiveWindow
	   The window size parameter used in the delta compression algorithm
	   used	by git gc --aggressive.	This defaults to 250.

       gc.auto
	   When	there are approximately	more than this many loose objects in
	   the repository, git gc --auto will pack them. Some Porcelain
	   commands use	this command to	perform	a light-weight garbage
	   collection from time	to time. The default value is 6700. Setting
	   this	to 0 disables it.

       gc.autoPackLimit
	   When	there are more than this many packs that are not marked	with
	   *.keep file in the repository, git gc --auto	consolidates them into
	   one larger pack. The	default	value is 50. Setting this to 0
	   disables it.

       gc.autoDetach
	   Make	git gc --auto return immediately and run in background if the
	   system supports it. Default is true.

       gc.logExpiry
	   If the file gc.log exists, then git gc --auto won't run unless that
	   file	is more	than gc.logExpiry old. Default is "1.day". See
	   gc.pruneExpire for more ways	to specify its value.

       gc.packRefs
	   Running git pack-refs in a repository renders it unclonable by Git
	   versions prior to 1.5.1.2 over dumb transports such as HTTP.	This
	   variable determines whether git gc runs git pack-refs. This can be
	   set to notbare to enable it within all non-bare repos or it can be
	   set to a boolean value. The default is true.

       gc.pruneExpire
	   When	git gc is run, it will call prune --expire 2.weeks.ago.
	   Override the	grace period with this config variable.	The value
	   "now" may be	used to	disable	this grace period and always prune
	   unreachable objects immediately, or "never" may be used to suppress
	   pruning. This feature helps prevent corruption when git gc runs
	   concurrently	with another process writing to	the repository;	see
	   the "NOTES" section of git-gc(1).

       gc.worktreePruneExpire
	   When	git gc is run, it calls	git worktree prune --expire
	   3.months.ago. This config variable can be used to set a different
	   grace period. The value "now" may be	used to	disable	the grace
	   period and prune $GIT_DIR/worktrees immediately, or "never" may be
	   used	to suppress pruning.

       gc.reflogExpire,	gc.<pattern>.reflogExpire
	   git reflog expire removes reflog entries older than this time;
	   defaults to 90 days.	The value "now"	expires	all entries
	   immediately,	and "never" suppresses expiration altogether. With
	   "<pattern>" (e.g. "refs/stash") in the middle the setting applies
	   only	to the refs that match the <pattern>.

       gc.reflogExpireUnreachable, gc.<pattern>.reflogExpireUnreachable
	   git reflog expire removes reflog entries older than this time and
	   are not reachable from the current tip; defaults to 30 days.	The
	   value "now" expires all entries immediately,	and "never" suppresses
	   expiration altogether. With "<pattern>" (e.g. "refs/stash") in the
	   middle, the setting applies only to the refs	that match the
	   <pattern>.

       gc.rerereResolved
	   Records of conflicted merge you resolved earlier are	kept for this
	   many	days when git rerere gc	is run.	The default is 60 days.	See
	   git-rerere(1).

       gc.rerereUnresolved
	   Records of conflicted merge you have	not resolved are kept for this
	   many	days when git rerere gc	is run.	The default is 15 days.	See
	   git-rerere(1).

       gitcvs.commitMsgAnnotation
	   Append this string to each commit message. Set to empty string to
	   disable this	feature. Defaults to "via git-CVS emulator".

       gitcvs.enabled
	   Whether the CVS server interface is enabled for this	repository.
	   See git-cvsserver(1).

       gitcvs.logFile
	   Path	to a log file where the	CVS server interface well... logs
	   various stuff. See git-cvsserver(1).

       gitcvs.usecrlfattr
	   If true, the	server will look up the	end-of-line conversion
	   attributes for files	to determine the -k modes to use. If the
	   attributes force Git	to treat a file	as text, the -k	mode will be
	   left	blank so CVS clients will treat	it as text. If they suppress
	   text	conversion, the	file will be set with -kb mode,	which
	   suppresses any newline munging the client might otherwise do. If
	   the attributes do not allow the file	type to	be determined, then
	   gitcvs.allBinary is used. See gitattributes(5).

       gitcvs.allBinary
	   This	is used	if gitcvs.usecrlfattr does not resolve the correct -kb
	   mode	to use.	If true, all unresolved	files are sent to the client
	   in mode -kb.	This causes the	client to treat	them as	binary files,
	   which suppresses any	newline	munging	it otherwise might do.
	   Alternatively, if it	is set to "guess", then	the contents of	the
	   file	are examined to	decide if it is	binary,	similar	to
	   core.autocrlf.

       gitcvs.dbName
	   Database used by git-cvsserver to cache revision information
	   derived from	the Git	repository. The	exact meaning depends on the
	   used	database driver, for SQLite (which is the default driver) this
	   is a	filename. Supports variable substitution (see git-cvsserver(1)
	   for details). May not contain semicolons (;). Default:
	   %Ggitcvs.%m.sqlite

       gitcvs.dbDriver
	   Used	Perl DBI driver. You can specify any available driver for this
	   here, but it	might not work.	git-cvsserver is tested	with
	   DBD::SQLite,	reported to work with DBD::Pg, and reported not	to
	   work	with DBD::mysql. Experimental feature. May not contain double
	   colons (:). Default:	SQLite.	See git-cvsserver(1).

       gitcvs.dbUser, gitcvs.dbPass
	   Database user and password. Only useful if setting gitcvs.dbDriver,
	   since SQLite	has no concept of database users and/or	passwords.
	   gitcvs.dbUser supports variable substitution	(see git-cvsserver(1)
	   for details).

       gitcvs.dbTableNamePrefix
	   Database table name prefix. Prepended to the	names of any database
	   tables used,	allowing a single database to be used for several
	   repositories. Supports variable substitution	(see git-cvsserver(1)
	   for details). Any non-alphabetic characters will be replaced	with
	   underscores.

       All gitcvs variables except for gitcvs.usecrlfattr and gitcvs.allBinary
       can also	be specified as	gitcvs._access_method_._varname_ (where
       access_method is	one of "ext" and "pserver") to make them apply only
       for the given access method.

       gitweb.category,	gitweb.description, gitweb.owner, gitweb.url
	   See gitweb(1) for description.

       gitweb.avatar, gitweb.blame, gitweb.grep, gitweb.highlight,
       gitweb.patches, gitweb.pickaxe, gitweb.remote_heads, gitweb.showSizes,
       gitweb.snapshot
	   See gitweb.conf(5) for description.

       grep.lineNumber
	   If set to true, enable -n option by default.

       grep.patternType
	   Set the default matching behavior. Using a value of basic,
	   extended, fixed, or perl will enable	the --basic-regexp,
	   --extended-regexp, --fixed-strings, or --perl-regexp	option
	   accordingly,	while the value	default	will return to the default
	   matching behavior.

       grep.extendedRegexp
	   If set to true, enable --extended-regexp option by default. This
	   option is ignored when the grep.patternType option is set to	a
	   value other than default.

       grep.threads
	   Number of grep worker threads to use. See grep.threads in git-
	   grep(1) for more information.

       grep.fallbackToNoIndex
	   If set to true, fall	back to	git grep --no-index if git grep	is
	   executed outside of a git repository. Defaults to false.

       gpg.program
	   Use this custom program instead of "gpg" found on $PATH when	making
	   or verifying	a PGP signature. The program must support the same
	   command-line	interface as GPG, namely, to verify a detached
	   signature, "gpg --verify $file - <$signature" is run, and the
	   program is expected to signal a good	signature by exiting with code
	   0, and to generate an ASCII-armored detached	signature, the
	   standard input of "gpg -bsau	$key" is fed with the contents to be
	   signed, and the program is expected to send the result to its
	   standard output.

       gui.commitMsgWidth
	   Defines how wide the	commit message window is in the	git-gui(1).
	   "75"	is the default.

       gui.diffContext
	   Specifies how many context lines should be used in calls to diff
	   made	by the git-gui(1). The default is "5".

       gui.displayUntracked
	   Determines if git-gui(1) shows untracked files in the file list.
	   The default is "true".

       gui.encoding
	   Specifies the default encoding to use for displaying	of file
	   contents in git-gui(1) and gitk(1). It can be overridden by setting
	   the encoding	attribute for relevant files (see gitattributes(5)).
	   If this option is not set, the tools	default	to the locale
	   encoding.

       gui.matchTrackingBranch
	   Determines if new branches created with git-gui(1) should default
	   to tracking remote branches with matching names or not. Default:
	   "false".

       gui.newBranchTemplate
	   Is used as suggested	name when creating new branches	using the git-
	   gui(1).

       gui.pruneDuringFetch
	   "true" if git-gui(1)	should prune remote-tracking branches when
	   performing a	fetch. The default value is "false".

       gui.trustmtime
	   Determines if git-gui(1) should trust the file modification
	   timestamp or	not. By	default	the timestamps are not trusted.

       gui.spellingDictionary
	   Specifies the dictionary used for spell checking commit messages in
	   the git-gui(1). When	set to "none" spell checking is	turned off.

       gui.fastCopyBlame
	   If true, git	gui blame uses -C instead of -C	-C for original
	   location detection. It makes	blame significantly faster on huge
	   repositories	at the expense of less thorough	copy detection.

       gui.copyBlameThreshold
	   Specifies the threshold to use in git gui blame original location
	   detection, measured in alphanumeric characters. See the git-
	   blame(1) manual for more information	on copy	detection.

       gui.blamehistoryctx
	   Specifies the radius	of history context in days to show in gitk(1)
	   for the selected commit, when the Show History Context menu item is
	   invoked from	git gui	blame. If this variable	is set to zero,	the
	   whole history is shown.

       guitool.<name>.cmd
	   Specifies the shell command line to execute when the	corresponding
	   item	of the git-gui(1)Tools menu is invoked.	This option is
	   mandatory for every tool. The command is executed from the root of
	   the working directory, and in the environment it receives the name
	   of the tool as GIT_GUITOOL, the name	of the currently selected file
	   as FILENAME,	and the	name of	the current branch as CUR_BRANCH (if
	   the head is detached, CUR_BRANCH is empty).

       guitool.<name>.needsFile
	   Run the tool	only if	a diff is selected in the GUI. It guarantees
	   that	FILENAME is not	empty.

       guitool.<name>.noConsole
	   Run the command silently, without creating a	window to display its
	   output.

       guitool.<name>.noRescan
	   Don't rescan	the working directory for changes after	the tool
	   finishes execution.

       guitool.<name>.confirm
	   Show	a confirmation dialog before actually running the tool.

       guitool.<name>.argPrompt
	   Request a string argument from the user, and	pass it	to the tool
	   through the ARGS environment	variable. Since	requesting an argument
	   implies confirmation, the confirm option has	no effect if this is
	   enabled. If the option is set to true, yes, or 1, the dialog	uses a
	   built-in generic prompt; otherwise the exact	value of the variable
	   is used.

       guitool.<name>.revPrompt
	   Request a single valid revision from	the user, and set the REVISION
	   environment variable. In other aspects this option is similar to
	   argPrompt, and can be used together with it.

       guitool.<name>.revUnmerged
	   Show	only unmerged branches in the revPrompt	subdialog. This	is
	   useful for tools similar to merge or	rebase,	but not	for things
	   like	checkout or reset.

       guitool.<name>.title
	   Specifies the title to use for the prompt dialog. The default is
	   the tool name.

       guitool.<name>.prompt
	   Specifies the general prompt	string to display at the top of	the
	   dialog, before subsections for argPrompt and	revPrompt. The default
	   value includes the actual command.

       help.browser
	   Specify the browser that will be used to display help in the	web
	   format. See git-help(1).

       help.format
	   Override the	default	help format used by git-help(1). Values	man,
	   info, web and html are supported.  man is the default.  web and
	   html	are the	same.

       help.autoCorrect
	   Automatically correct and execute mistyped commands after waiting
	   for the given number	of deciseconds (0.1 sec). If more than one
	   command can be deduced from the entered text, nothing will be
	   executed. If	the value of this option is negative, the corrected
	   command will	be executed immediately. If the	value is 0 - the
	   command will	be just	shown but not executed.	This is	the default.

       help.htmlPath
	   Specify the path where the HTML documentation resides. File system
	   paths and URLs are supported. HTML pages will be prefixed with this
	   path	when help is displayed in the web format. This defaults	to the
	   documentation path of your Git installation.

       http.proxy
	   Override the	HTTP proxy, normally configured	using the http_proxy,
	   https_proxy,	and all_proxy environment variables (see curl(1)). In
	   addition to the syntax understood by	curl, it is possible to
	   specify a proxy string with a user name but no password, in which
	   case	git will attempt to acquire one	in the same way	it does	for
	   other credentials. See gitcredentials(7) for	more information. The
	   syntax thus is [protocol://][user[:password]@]proxyhost[:port].
	   This	can be overridden on a per-remote basis; see
	   remote.<name>.proxy

       http.proxyAuthMethod
	   Set the method with which to	authenticate against the HTTP proxy.
	   This	only takes effect if the configured proxy string contains a
	   user	name part (i.e.	is of the form user@host or user@host:port).
	   This	can be overridden on a per-remote basis; see
	   remote.<name>.proxyAuthMethod. Both can be overridden by the
	   GIT_HTTP_PROXY_AUTHMETHOD environment variable. Possible values
	   are:

	   o   anyauth - Automatically pick a suitable authentication method.
	       It is assumed that the proxy answers an unauthenticated request
	       with a 407 status code and one or more Proxy-authenticate
	       headers with supported authentication methods. This is the
	       default.

	   o   basic - HTTP Basic authentication

	   o   digest -	HTTP Digest authentication; this prevents the password
	       from being transmitted to the proxy in clear text

	   o   negotiate - GSS-Negotiate authentication	(compare the
	       --negotiate option of curl(1))

	   o   ntlm - NTLM authentication (compare the --ntlm option of
	       curl(1))

       http.emptyAuth
	   Attempt authentication without seeking a username or	password. This
	   can be used to attempt GSS-Negotiate	authentication without
	   specifying a	username in the	URL, as	libcurl	normally requires a
	   username for	authentication.

       http.delegation
	   Control GSSAPI credential delegation. The delegation	is disabled by
	   default in libcurl since version 7.21.7. Set	parameter to tell the
	   server what it is allowed to	delegate when it comes to user
	   credentials.	Used with GSS/kerberos.	Possible values	are:

	   o   none - Don't allow any delegation.

	   o   policy -	Delegates if and only if the OK-AS-DELEGATE flag is
	       set in the Kerberos service ticket, which is a matter of	realm
	       policy.

	   o   always -	Unconditionally	allow the server to delegate.

       http.extraHeader
	   Pass	an additional HTTP header when communicating with a server. If
	   more	than one such entry exists, all	of them	are added as extra
	   headers. To allow overriding	the settings inherited from the	system
	   config, an empty value will reset the extra headers to the empty
	   list.

       http.cookieFile
	   The pathname	of a file containing previously	stored cookie lines,
	   which should	be used	in the Git http	session, if they match the
	   server. The file format of the file to read cookies from should be
	   plain HTTP headers or the Netscape/Mozilla cookie file format (see
	   curl(1)). NOTE that the file	specified with http.cookieFile is used
	   only	as input unless	http.saveCookies is set.

       http.saveCookies
	   If set, store cookies received during requests to the file
	   specified by	http.cookieFile. Has no	effect if http.cookieFile is
	   unset.

       http.sslVersion
	   The SSL version to use when negotiating an SSL connection, if you
	   want	to force the default. The available and	default	version	depend
	   on whether libcurl was built	against	NSS or OpenSSL and the
	   particular configuration of the crypto library in use. Internally
	   this	sets the CURLOPT_SSL_VERSION option; see the libcurl
	   documentation for more details on the format	of this	option and for
	   the ssl version supported. Actually the possible values of this
	   option are:

	   o   sslv2

	   o   sslv3

	   o   tlsv1

	   o   tlsv1.0

	   o   tlsv1.1

	   o   tlsv1.2

	   Can be overridden by	the GIT_SSL_VERSION environment	variable. To
	   force git to	use libcurl's default ssl version and ignore any
	   explicit http.sslversion option, set	GIT_SSL_VERSION	to the empty
	   string.

       http.sslCipherList
	   A list of SSL ciphers to use	when negotiating an SSL	connection.
	   The available ciphers depend	on whether libcurl was built against
	   NSS or OpenSSL and the particular configuration of the crypto
	   library in use. Internally this sets	the CURLOPT_SSL_CIPHER_LIST
	   option; see the libcurl documentation for more details on the
	   format of this list.

	   Can be overridden by	the GIT_SSL_CIPHER_LIST	environment variable.
	   To force git	to use libcurl's default cipher	list and ignore	any
	   explicit http.sslCipherList option, set GIT_SSL_CIPHER_LIST to the
	   empty string.

       http.sslVerify
	   Whether to verify the SSL certificate when fetching or pushing over
	   HTTPS. Can be overridden by the GIT_SSL_NO_VERIFY environment
	   variable.

       http.sslCert
	   File	containing the SSL certificate when fetching or	pushing	over
	   HTTPS. Can be overridden by the GIT_SSL_CERT	environment variable.

       http.sslKey
	   File	containing the SSL private key when fetching or	pushing	over
	   HTTPS. Can be overridden by the GIT_SSL_KEY environment variable.

       http.sslCertPasswordProtected
	   Enable Git's	password prompt	for the	SSL certificate. Otherwise
	   OpenSSL will	prompt the user, possibly many times, if the
	   certificate or private key is encrypted. Can	be overridden by the
	   GIT_SSL_CERT_PASSWORD_PROTECTED environment variable.

       http.sslCAInfo
	   File	containing the certificates to verify the peer with when
	   fetching or pushing over HTTPS. Can be overridden by	the
	   GIT_SSL_CAINFO environment variable.

       http.sslCAPath
	   Path	containing files with the CA certificates to verify the	peer
	   with	when fetching or pushing over HTTPS. Can be overridden by the
	   GIT_SSL_CAPATH environment variable.

       http.pinnedpubkey
	   Public key of the https service. It may either be the filename of a
	   PEM or DER encoded public key file or a string starting with
	   sha256// followed by	the base64 encoded sha256 hash of the public
	   key.	See also libcurl CURLOPT_PINNEDPUBLICKEY. git will exit	with
	   an error if this option is set but not supported by cURL.

       http.sslTry
	   Attempt to use AUTH SSL/TLS and encrypted data transfers when
	   connecting via regular FTP protocol.	This might be needed if	the
	   FTP server requires it for security reasons or you wish to connect
	   securely whenever remote FTP	server supports	it. Default is false
	   since it might trigger certificate verification errors on
	   misconfigured servers.

       http.maxRequests
	   How many HTTP requests to launch in parallel. Can be	overridden by
	   the GIT_HTTP_MAX_REQUESTS environment variable. Default is 5.

       http.minSessions
	   The number of curl sessions (counted	across slots) to be kept
	   across requests. They will not be ended with	curl_easy_cleanup()
	   until http_cleanup()	is invoked. If USE_CURL_MULTI is not defined,
	   this	value will be capped at	1. Defaults to 1.

       http.postBuffer
	   Maximum size	in bytes of the	buffer used by smart HTTP transports
	   when	POSTing	data to	the remote system. For requests	larger than
	   this	buffer size, HTTP/1.1 and Transfer-Encoding: chunked is	used
	   to avoid creating a massive pack file locally. Default is 1 MiB,
	   which is sufficient for most	requests.

       http.lowSpeedLimit, http.lowSpeedTime
	   If the HTTP transfer	speed is less than http.lowSpeedLimit for
	   longer than http.lowSpeedTime seconds, the transfer is aborted. Can
	   be overridden by the	GIT_HTTP_LOW_SPEED_LIMIT and
	   GIT_HTTP_LOW_SPEED_TIME environment variables.

       http.noEPSV
	   A boolean which disables using of EPSV ftp command by curl. This
	   can helpful with some "poor"	ftp servers which don't	support	EPSV
	   mode. Can be	overridden by the GIT_CURL_FTP_NO_EPSV environment
	   variable. Default is	false (curl will use EPSV).

       http.userAgent
	   The HTTP USER_AGENT string presented	to an HTTP server. The default
	   value represents the	version	of the client Git such as git/1.7.1.
	   This	option allows you to override this value to a more common
	   value such as Mozilla/4.0. This may be necessary, for instance, if
	   connecting through a	firewall that restricts	HTTP connections to a
	   set of common USER_AGENT strings (but not including those like
	   git/1.7.1). Can be overridden by the	GIT_HTTP_USER_AGENT
	   environment variable.

       http.followRedirects
	   Whether git should follow HTTP redirects. If	set to true, git will
	   transparently follow	any redirect issued by a server	it encounters.
	   If set to false, git	will treat all redirects as errors. If set to
	   initial, git	will follow redirects only for the initial request to
	   a remote, but not for subsequent follow-up HTTP requests. Since git
	   uses	the redirected URL as the base for the follow-up requests,
	   this	is generally sufficient. The default is	initial.

       http.<url>.*
	   Any of the http.* options above can be applied selectively to some
	   URLs. For a config key to match a URL, each element of the config
	   key is compared to that of the URL, in the following	order:

	    1. Scheme (e.g., https in https://example.com/). This field	must
	       match exactly between the config	key and	the URL.

	    2. Host/domain name	(e.g., example.com in https://example.com/).
	       This field must match between the config	key and	the URL. It is
	       possible	to specify a * as part of the host name	to match all
	       subdomains at this level.  https://*.example.com/ for example
	       would match https://foo.example.com/, but not
	       https://foo.bar.example.com/.

	    3. Port number (e.g., 8080 in http://example.com:8080/). This
	       field must match	exactly	between	the config key and the URL.
	       Omitted port numbers are	automatically converted	to the correct
	       default for the scheme before matching.

	    4. Path (e.g., repo.git in https://example.com/repo.git). The path
	       field of	the config key must match the path field of the	URL
	       either exactly or as a prefix of	slash-delimited	path elements.
	       This means a config key with path foo/ matches URL path
	       foo/bar.	A prefix can only match	on a slash (/) boundary.
	       Longer matches take precedence (so a config key with path
	       foo/bar is a better match to URL	path foo/bar than a config key
	       with just path foo/).

	    5. User name (e.g.,	user in	https://user@example.com/repo.git). If
	       the config key has a user name it must match the	user name in
	       the URL exactly.	If the config key does not have	a user name,
	       that config key will match a URL	with any user name (including
	       none), but at a lower precedence	than a config key with a user
	       name.

	   The list above is ordered by	decreasing precedence; a URL that
	   matches a config key's path is preferred to one that	matches	its
	   user	name. For example, if the URL is
	   https://user@example.com/foo/bar a config key match of
	   https://example.com/foo will	be preferred over a config key match
	   of https://user@example.com.

	   All URLs are	normalized before attempting any matching (the
	   password part, if embedded in the URL, is always ignored for
	   matching purposes) so that equivalent URLs that are simply spelled
	   differently will match properly. Environment	variable settings
	   always override any matches.	The URLs that are matched against are
	   those given directly	to Git commands. This means any	URLs visited
	   as a	result of a redirection	do not participate in matching.

       ssh.variant
	   Depending on	the value of the environment variables GIT_SSH or
	   GIT_SSH_COMMAND, or the config setting core.sshCommand, Git
	   auto-detects	whether	to adjust its command-line parameters for use
	   with	plink or tortoiseplink,	as opposed to the default (OpenSSH).

	   The config variable ssh.variant can be set to override this
	   auto-detection; valid values	are ssh, plink,	putty or
	   tortoiseplink. Any other value will be treated as normal ssh. This
	   setting can be overridden via the environment variable
	   GIT_SSH_VARIANT.

       i18n.commitEncoding
	   Character encoding the commit messages are stored in; Git itself
	   does	not care per se, but this information is necessary e.g.	when
	   importing commits from emails or in the gitk	graphical history
	   browser (and	possibly at other places in the	future or in other
	   porcelains).	See e.g.  git-mailinfo(1). Defaults to utf-8.

       i18n.logOutputEncoding
	   Character encoding the commit messages are converted	to when
	   running git log and friends.

       imap
	   The configuration variables in the imap section are described in
	   git-imap-send(1).

       index.version
	   Specify the version with which new index files should be
	   initialized.	This does not affect existing repositories.

       init.templateDir
	   Specify the directory from which templates will be copied. (See the
	   "TEMPLATE DIRECTORY"	section	of git-init(1).)

       instaweb.browser
	   Specify the program that will be used to browse your	working
	   repository in gitweb. See git-instaweb(1).

       instaweb.httpd
	   The HTTP daemon command-line	to start gitweb	on your	working
	   repository. See git-instaweb(1).

       instaweb.local
	   If true the web server started by git-instaweb(1) will be bound to
	   the local IP	(127.0.0.1).

       instaweb.modulePath
	   The default module path for git-instaweb(1) to use instead of
	   /usr/lib/apache2/modules. Only used if httpd	is Apache.

       instaweb.port
	   The port number to bind the gitweb httpd to.	See git-instaweb(1).

       interactive.singleKey
	   In interactive commands, allow the user to provide one-letter input
	   with	a single key (i.e., without hitting enter). Currently this is
	   used	by the --patch mode of git-add(1), git-checkout(1), git-
	   commit(1), git-reset(1), and	git-stash(1). Note that	this setting
	   is silently ignored if portable keystroke input is not available;
	   requires the	Perl module Term::ReadKey.

       interactive.diffFilter
	   When	an interactive command (such as	git add	--patch) shows a
	   colorized diff, git will pipe the diff through the shell command
	   defined by this configuration variable. The command may mark	up the
	   diff	further	for human consumption, provided	that it	retains	a
	   one-to-one correspondence with the lines in the original diff.
	   Defaults to disabled	(no filtering).

       log.abbrevCommit
	   If true, makes git-log(1), git-show(1), and git-whatchanged(1)
	   assume --abbrev-commit. You may override this option	with
	   --no-abbrev-commit.

       log.date
	   Set the default date-time mode for the log command. Setting a value
	   for log.date	is similar to using git	log's --date option. See git-
	   log(1) for details.

       log.decorate
	   Print out the ref names of any commits that are shown by the	log
	   command. If short is	specified, the ref name	prefixes refs/heads/,
	   refs/tags/ and refs/remotes/	will not be printed. If	full is
	   specified, the full ref name	(including prefix) will	be printed. If
	   auto	is specified, then if the output is going to a terminal, the
	   ref names are shown as if short were	given, otherwise no ref	names
	   are shown. This is the same as the --decorate option	of the git
	   log.

       log.follow
	   If true, git	log will act as	if the --follow	option was used	when a
	   single <path> is given. This	has the	same limitations as --follow,
	   i.e.	it cannot be used to follow multiple files and does not	work
	   well	on non-linear history.

       log.graphColors
	   A list of colors, separated by commas, that can be used to draw
	   history lines in git	log --graph.

       log.showRoot
	   If true, the	initial	commit will be shown as	a big creation event.
	   This	is equivalent to a diff	against	an empty tree. Tools like git-
	   log(1) or git-whatchanged(1), which normally	hide the root commit
	   will	now show it. True by default.

       log.showSignature
	   If true, makes git-log(1), git-show(1), and git-whatchanged(1)
	   assume --show-signature.

       log.mailmap
	   If true, makes git-log(1), git-show(1), and git-whatchanged(1)
	   assume --use-mailmap.

       mailinfo.scissors
	   If true, makes git-mailinfo(1) (and therefore git-am(1)) act	by
	   default as if the --scissors	option was provided on the
	   command-line. When active, this features removes everything from
	   the message body before a scissors line (i.e. consisting mainly of
	   ">8", "8<" and "-").

       mailmap.file
	   The location	of an augmenting mailmap file. The default mailmap,
	   located in the root of the repository, is loaded first, then	the
	   mailmap file	pointed	to by this variable. The location of the
	   mailmap file	may be in a repository subdirectory, or	somewhere
	   outside of the repository itself. See git-shortlog(1) and git-
	   blame(1).

       mailmap.blob
	   Like	mailmap.file, but consider the value as	a reference to a blob
	   in the repository. If both mailmap.file and mailmap.blob are	given,
	   both	are parsed, with entries from mailmap.file taking precedence.
	   In a	bare repository, this defaults to HEAD:.mailmap. In a non-bare
	   repository, it defaults to empty.

       man.viewer
	   Specify the programs	that may be used to display help in the	man
	   format. See git-help(1).

       man.<tool>.cmd
	   Specify the command to invoke the specified man viewer. The
	   specified command is	evaluated in shell with	the man	page passed as
	   argument. (See git-help(1).)

       man.<tool>.path
	   Override the	path for the given tool	that may be used to display
	   help	in the man format. See git-help(1).

       merge.conflictStyle
	   Specify the style in	which conflicted hunks are written out to
	   working tree	files upon merge. The default is "merge", which	shows
	   a <<<<<<< conflict marker, changes made by one side,	a =======
	   marker, changes made	by the other side, and then a >>>>>>> marker.
	   An alternate	style, "diff3",	adds a ||||||| marker and the original
	   text	before the ======= marker.

       merge.defaultToUpstream
	   If merge is called without any commit argument, merge the upstream
	   branches configured for the current branch by using their last
	   observed values stored in their remote-tracking branches. The
	   values of the branch.<current branch>.merge that name the branches
	   at the remote named by branch.<current branch>.remote are
	   consulted, and then they are	mapped via remote.<remote>.fetch to
	   their corresponding remote-tracking branches, and the tips of these
	   tracking branches are merged.

       merge.ff
	   By default, Git does	not create an extra merge commit when merging
	   a commit that is a descendant of the	current	commit.	Instead, the
	   tip of the current branch is	fast-forwarded.	When set to false,
	   this	variable tells Git to create an	extra merge commit in such a
	   case	(equivalent to giving the --no-ff option from the command
	   line). When set to only, only such fast-forward merges are allowed
	   (equivalent to giving the --ff-only option from the command line).

       merge.branchdesc
	   In addition to branch names,	populate the log message with the
	   branch description text associated with them. Defaults to false.

       merge.log
	   In addition to branch names,	populate the log message with at most
	   the specified number	of one-line descriptions from the actual
	   commits that	are being merged. Defaults to false, and true is a
	   synonym for 20.

       merge.renameLimit
	   The number of files to consider when	performing rename detection
	   during a merge; if not specified, defaults to the value of
	   diff.renameLimit.

       merge.renormalize
	   Tell	Git that canonical representation of files in the repository
	   has changed over time (e.g. earlier commits record text files with
	   CRLF	line endings, but recent ones use LF line endings). In such a
	   repository, Git can convert the data	recorded in commits to a
	   canonical form before performing a merge to reduce unnecessary
	   conflicts. For more information, see	section	"Merging branches with
	   differing checkin/checkout attributes" in gitattributes(5).

       merge.stat
	   Whether to print the	diffstat between ORIG_HEAD and the merge
	   result at the end of	the merge. True	by default.

       merge.tool
	   Controls which merge	tool is	used by	git-mergetool(1). The list
	   below shows the valid built-in values. Any other value is treated
	   as a	custom merge tool and requires that a corresponding
	   mergetool.<tool>.cmd	variable is defined.

	   o   araxis

	   o   bc

	   o   bc3

	   o   codecompare

	   o   deltawalker

	   o   diffmerge

	   o   diffuse

	   o   ecmerge

	   o   emerge

	   o   examdiff

	   o   gvimdiff

	   o   gvimdiff2

	   o   gvimdiff3

	   o   kdiff3

	   o   meld

	   o   opendiff

	   o   p4merge

	   o   tkdiff

	   o   tortoisemerge

	   o   vimdiff

	   o   vimdiff2

	   o   vimdiff3

	   o   winmerge

	   o   xxdiff

       merge.verbosity
	   Controls the	amount of output shown by the recursive	merge
	   strategy. Level 0 outputs nothing except a final error message if
	   conflicts were detected. Level 1 outputs only conflicts, 2 outputs
	   conflicts and file changes. Level 5 and above outputs debugging
	   information.	The default is level 2.	Can be overridden by the
	   GIT_MERGE_VERBOSITY environment variable.

       merge.<driver>.name
	   Defines a human-readable name for a custom low-level	merge driver.
	   See gitattributes(5)	for details.

       merge.<driver>.driver
	   Defines the command that implements a custom	low-level merge
	   driver. See gitattributes(5)	for details.

       merge.<driver>.recursive
	   Names a low-level merge driver to be	used when performing an
	   internal merge between common ancestors. See	gitattributes(5) for
	   details.

       mergetool.<tool>.path
	   Override the	path for the given tool. This is useful	in case	your
	   tool	is not in the PATH.

       mergetool.<tool>.cmd
	   Specify the command to invoke the specified merge tool. The
	   specified command is	evaluated in shell with	the following
	   variables available:	BASE is	the name of a temporary	file
	   containing the common base of the files to be merged, if available;
	   LOCAL is the	name of	a temporary file containing the	contents of
	   the file on the current branch; REMOTE is the name of a temporary
	   file	containing the contents	of the file from the branch being
	   merged; MERGED contains the name of the file	to which the merge
	   tool	should write the results of a successful merge.

       mergetool.<tool>.trustExitCode
	   For a custom	merge command, specify whether the exit	code of	the
	   merge command can be	used to	determine whether the merge was
	   successful. If this is not set to true then the merge target	file
	   timestamp is	checked	and the	merge assumed to have been successful
	   if the file has been	updated, otherwise the user is prompted	to
	   indicate the	success	of the merge.

       mergetool.meld.hasOutput
	   Older versions of meld do not support the --output option. Git will
	   attempt to detect whether meld supports --output by inspecting the
	   output of meld --help. Configuring mergetool.meld.hasOutput will
	   make	Git skip these checks and use the configured value instead.
	   Setting mergetool.meld.hasOutput to true tells Git to
	   unconditionally use the --output option, and	false avoids using
	   --output.

       mergetool.keepBackup
	   After performing a merge, the original file with conflict markers
	   can be saved	as a file with a .orig extension. If this variable is
	   set to false	then this file is not preserved. Defaults to true
	   (i.e. keep the backup files).

       mergetool.keepTemporaries
	   When	invoking a custom merge	tool, Git uses a set of	temporary
	   files to pass to the	tool. If the tool returns an error and this
	   variable is set to true, then these temporary files will be
	   preserved, otherwise	they will be removed after the tool has
	   exited. Defaults to false.

       mergetool.writeToTemp
	   Git writes temporary	BASE, LOCAL, and REMOTE	versions of
	   conflicting files in	the worktree by	default. Git will attempt to
	   use a temporary directory for these files when set true. Defaults
	   to false.

       mergetool.prompt
	   Prompt before each invocation of the	merge resolution program.

       notes.mergeStrategy
	   Which merge strategy	to choose by default when resolving notes
	   conflicts. Must be one of manual, ours, theirs, union, or
	   cat_sort_uniq. Defaults to manual. See "NOTES MERGE STRATEGIES"
	   section of git-notes(1) for more information	on each	strategy.

       notes.<name>.mergeStrategy
	   Which merge strategy	to choose when doing a notes merge into
	   refs/notes/<name>. This overrides the more general
	   "notes.mergeStrategy". See the "NOTES MERGE STRATEGIES" section in
	   git-notes(1)	for more information on	the available strategies.

       notes.displayRef
	   The (fully qualified) refname from which to show notes when showing
	   commit messages. The	value of this variable can be set to a glob,
	   in which case notes from all	matching refs will be shown. You may
	   also	specify	this configuration variable several times. A warning
	   will	be issued for refs that	do not exist, but a glob that does not
	   match any refs is silently ignored.

	   This	setting	can be overridden with the GIT_NOTES_DISPLAY_REF
	   environment variable, which must be a colon separated list of refs
	   or globs.

	   The effective value of "core.notesRef" (possibly overridden by
	   GIT_NOTES_REF) is also implicitly added to the list of refs to be
	   displayed.

       notes.rewrite.<command>
	   When	rewriting commits with <command> (currently amend or rebase)
	   and this variable is	set to true, Git automatically copies your
	   notes from the original to the rewritten commit. Defaults to	true,
	   but see "notes.rewriteRef" below.

       notes.rewriteMode
	   When	copying	notes during a rewrite (see the
	   "notes.rewrite.<command>" option), determines what to do if the
	   target commit already has a note. Must be one of overwrite,
	   concatenate,	cat_sort_uniq, or ignore. Defaults to concatenate.

	   This	setting	can be overridden with the GIT_NOTES_REWRITE_MODE
	   environment variable.

       notes.rewriteRef
	   When	copying	notes during a rewrite,	specifies the (fully
	   qualified) ref whose	notes should be	copied.	The ref	may be a glob,
	   in which case notes in all matching refs will be copied. You	may
	   also	specify	this configuration several times.

	   Does	not have a default value; you must configure this variable to
	   enable note rewriting. Set it to refs/notes/commits to enable
	   rewriting for the default commit notes.

	   This	setting	can be overridden with the GIT_NOTES_REWRITE_REF
	   environment variable, which must be a colon separated list of refs
	   or globs.

       pack.window
	   The size of the window used by git-pack-objects(1) when no window
	   size	is given on the	command	line. Defaults to 10.

       pack.depth
	   The maximum delta depth used	by git-pack-objects(1) when no maximum
	   depth is given on the command line. Defaults	to 50.

       pack.windowMemory
	   The maximum size of memory that is consumed by each thread in git-
	   pack-objects(1) for pack window memory when no limit	is given on
	   the command line. The value can be suffixed with "k", "m", or "g".
	   When	left unconfigured (or set explicitly to	0), there will be no
	   limit.

       pack.compression
	   An integer -1..9, indicating	the compression	level for objects in a
	   pack	file. -1 is the	zlib default. 0	means no compression, and 1..9
	   are various speed/size tradeoffs, 9 being slowest. If not set,
	   defaults to core.compression. If that is not	set, defaults to -1,
	   the zlib default, which is "a default compromise between speed and
	   compression (currently equivalent to	level 6)."

	   Note	that changing the compression level will not automatically
	   recompress all existing objects. You	can force recompression	by
	   passing the -F option to git-repack(1).

       pack.deltaCacheSize
	   The maximum memory in bytes used for	caching	deltas in git-pack-
	   objects(1) before writing them out to a pack. This cache is used to
	   speed up the	writing	object phase by	not having to recompute	the
	   final delta result once the best match for all objects is found.
	   Repacking large repositories	on machines which are tight with
	   memory might	be badly impacted by this though, especially if	this
	   cache pushes	the system into	swapping. A value of 0 means no	limit.
	   The smallest	size of	1 byte may be used to virtually	disable	this
	   cache. Defaults to 256 MiB.

       pack.deltaCacheLimit
	   The maximum size of a delta,	that is	cached in git-pack-objects(1).
	   This	cache is used to speed up the writing object phase by not
	   having to recompute the final delta result once the best match for
	   all objects is found. Defaults to 1000.

       pack.threads
	   Specifies the number	of threads to spawn when searching for best
	   delta matches. This requires	that git-pack-objects(1) be compiled
	   with	pthreads otherwise this	option is ignored with a warning. This
	   is meant to reduce packing time on multiprocessor machines. The
	   required amount of memory for the delta search window is however
	   multiplied by the number of threads.	Specifying 0 will cause	Git to
	   auto-detect the number of CPU's and set the number of threads
	   accordingly.

       pack.indexVersion
	   Specify the default pack index version. Valid values	are 1 for
	   legacy pack index used by Git versions prior	to 1.5.2, and 2	for
	   the new pack	index with capabilities	for packs larger than 4	GB as
	   well	as proper protection against the repacking of corrupted	packs.
	   Version 2 is	the default. Note that version 2 is enforced and this
	   config option ignored whenever the corresponding pack is larger
	   than	2 GB.

	   If you have an old Git that does not	understand the version 2 *.idx
	   file, cloning or fetching over a non	native protocol	(e.g. "http")
	   that	will copy both *.pack file and corresponding *.idx file	from
	   the other side may give you a repository that cannot	be accessed
	   with	your older version of Git. If the *.pack file is smaller than
	   2 GB, however, you can use git-index-pack(1)	on the *.pack file to
	   regenerate the *.idx	file.

       pack.packSizeLimit
	   The maximum size of a pack. This setting only affects packing to a
	   file	when repacking,	i.e. the git://	protocol is unaffected.	It can
	   be overridden by the	--max-pack-size	option of git-repack(1).
	   Reaching this limit results in the creation of multiple packfiles;
	   which in turn prevents bitmaps from being created. The minimum size
	   allowed is limited to 1 MiB.	The default is unlimited. Common unit
	   suffixes of k, m, or	g are supported.

       pack.useBitmaps
	   When	true, git will use pack	bitmaps	(if available) when packing to
	   stdout (e.g., during	the server side	of a fetch). Defaults to true.
	   You should not generally need to turn this off unless you are
	   debugging pack bitmaps.

       pack.writeBitmaps (deprecated)
	   This	is a deprecated	synonym	for repack.writeBitmaps.

       pack.writeBitmapHashCache
	   When	true, git will include a "hash cache" section in the bitmap
	   index (if one is written). This cache can be	used to	feed git's
	   delta heuristics, potentially leading to better deltas between
	   bitmapped and non-bitmapped objects (e.g., when serving a fetch
	   between an older, bitmapped pack and	objects	that have been pushed
	   since the last gc). The downside is that it consumes	4 bytes	per
	   object of disk space, and that JGit's bitmap	implementation does
	   not understand it, causing it to complain if	Git and	JGit are used
	   on the same repository. Defaults to false.

       pager.<cmd>
	   If the value	is boolean, turns on or	off pagination of the output
	   of a	particular Git subcommand when writing to a tty. Otherwise,
	   turns on pagination for the subcommand using	the pager specified by
	   the value of	pager.<cmd>. If	--paginate or --no-pager is specified
	   on the command line,	it takes precedence over this option. To
	   disable pagination for all commands,	set core.pager or GIT_PAGER to
	   cat.

       pretty.<name>
	   Alias for a --pretty= format	string,	as specified in	git-log(1).
	   Any aliases defined here can	be used	just as	the built-in pretty
	   formats could. For example, running git config pretty.changelog
	   "format:* %H	%s" would cause	the invocation git log
	   --pretty=changelog to be equivalent to running git log
	   "--pretty=format:* %H %s". Note that	an alias with the same name as
	   a built-in format will be silently ignored.

       protocol.allow
	   If set, provide a user defined default policy for all protocols
	   which don't explicitly have a policy	(protocol.<name>.allow). By
	   default, if unset, known-safe protocols (http, https, git, ssh,
	   file) have a	default	policy of always, known-dangerous protocols
	   (ext) have a	default	policy of never, and all other protocols have
	   a default policy of user. Supported policies:

	   o   always -	protocol is always able	to be used.

	   o   never - protocol	is never able to be used.

	   o   user - protocol is only able to be used when
	       GIT_PROTOCOL_FROM_USER is either	unset or has a value of	1.
	       This policy should be used when you want	a protocol to be
	       directly	usable by the user but don't want it used by commands
	       which execute clone/fetch/push commands without user input,
	       e.g. recursive submodule	initialization.

       protocol.<name>.allow
	   Set a policy	to be used by protocol <name> with clone/fetch/push
	   commands. See protocol.allow	above for the available	policies.

	   The protocol	names currently	used by	git are:

	   o   file: any local file-based path (including file:// URLs,	or
	       local paths)

	   o   git: the	anonymous git protocol over a direct TCP connection
	       (or proxy, if configured)

	   o   ssh: git	over ssh (including host:path syntax, ssh://, etc).

	   o   http: git over http, both "smart	http" and "dumb	http". Note
	       that this does not include https; if you	want to	configure
	       both, you must do so individually.

	   o   any external helpers are	named by their protocol	(e.g., use hg
	       to allow	the git-remote-hg helper)

       pull.ff
	   By default, Git does	not create an extra merge commit when merging
	   a commit that is a descendant of the	current	commit.	Instead, the
	   tip of the current branch is	fast-forwarded.	When set to false,
	   this	variable tells Git to create an	extra merge commit in such a
	   case	(equivalent to giving the --no-ff option from the command
	   line). When set to only, only such fast-forward merges are allowed
	   (equivalent to giving the --ff-only option from the command line).
	   This	setting	overrides merge.ff when	pulling.

       pull.rebase
	   When	true, rebase branches on top of	the fetched branch, instead of
	   merging the default branch from the default remote when "git	pull"
	   is run. See "branch.<name>.rebase" for setting this on a per-branch
	   basis.

	   When	preserve, also pass --preserve-merges along to git rebase so
	   that	locally	committed merge	commits	will not be flattened by
	   running git pull.

	   When	the value is interactive, the rebase is	run in interactive
	   mode.

	   NOTE: this is a possibly dangerous operation; do not	use it unless
	   you understand the implications (see	git-rebase(1) for details).

       pull.octopus
	   The default merge strategy to use when pulling multiple branches at
	   once.

       pull.twohead
	   The default merge strategy to use when pulling a single branch.

       push.default
	   Defines the action git push should take if no refspec is explicitly
	   given. Different values are well-suited for specific	workflows; for
	   instance, in	a purely central workflow (i.e.	the fetch source is
	   equal to the	push destination), upstream is probably	what you want.
	   Possible values are:

	   o   nothing - do not	push anything (error out) unless a refspec is
	       explicitly given. This is primarily meant for people who	want
	       to avoid	mistakes by always being explicit.

	   o   current - push the current branch to update a branch with the
	       same name on the	receiving end. Works in	both central and
	       non-central workflows.

	   o   upstream	- push the current branch back to the branch whose
	       changes are usually integrated into the current branch (which
	       is called @{upstream}). This mode only makes sense if you are
	       pushing to the same repository you would	normally pull from
	       (i.e. central workflow).

	   o   tracking	- This is a deprecated synonym for upstream.

	   o   simple -	in centralized workflow, work like upstream with an
	       added safety to refuse to push if the upstream branch's name is
	       different from the local	one.

	       When pushing to a remote	that is	different from the remote you
	       normally	pull from, work	as current. This is the	safest option
	       and is suited for beginners.

	       This mode has become the	default	in Git 2.0.

	   o   matching	- push all branches having the same name on both ends.
	       This makes the repository you are pushing to remember the set
	       of branches that	will be	pushed out (e.g. if you	always push
	       maint and master	there and no other branches, the repository
	       you push	to will	have these two branches, and your local	maint
	       and master will be pushed there).

	       To use this mode	effectively, you have to make sure all the
	       branches	you would push out are ready to	be pushed out before
	       running git push, as the	whole point of this mode is to allow
	       you to push all of the branches in one go. If you usually
	       finish work on only one branch and push out the result, while
	       other branches are unfinished, this mode	is not for you.	Also
	       this mode is not	suitable for pushing into a shared central
	       repository, as other people may add new branches	there, or
	       update the tip of existing branches outside your	control.

	       This used to be the default, but	not since Git 2.0 (simple is
	       the new default).

       push.followTags
	   If set to true enable --follow-tags option by default. You may
	   override this configuration at time of push by specifying
	   --no-follow-tags.

       push.gpgSign
	   May be set to a boolean value, or the string	if-asked. A true value
	   causes all pushes to	be GPG signed, as if --signed is passed	to
	   git-push(1).	The string if-asked causes pushes to be	signed if the
	   server supports it, as if --signed=if-asked is passed to git	push.
	   A false value may override a	value from a lower-priority config
	   file. An explicit command-line flag always overrides	this config
	   option.

       push.recurseSubmodules
	   Make	sure all submodule commits used	by the revisions to be pushed
	   are available on a remote-tracking branch. If the value is check
	   then	Git will verify	that all submodule commits that	changed	in the
	   revisions to	be pushed are available	on at least one	remote of the
	   submodule. If any commits are missing, the push will	be aborted and
	   exit	with non-zero status. If the value is on-demand	then all
	   submodules that changed in the revisions to be pushed will be
	   pushed. If on-demand	was not	able to	push all necessary revisions
	   it will also	be aborted and exit with non-zero status. If the value
	   is no then default behavior of ignoring submodules when pushing is
	   retained. You may override this configuration at time of push by
	   specifying --recurse-submodules=check|on-demand|no.

       rebase.stat
	   Whether to show a diffstat of what changed upstream since the last
	   rebase. False by default.

       rebase.autoSquash
	   If set to true enable --autosquash option by	default.

       rebase.autoStash
	   When	set to true, automatically create a temporary stash before the
	   operation begins, and apply it after	the operation ends. This means
	   that	you can	run rebase on a	dirty worktree.	However, use with
	   care: the final stash application after a successful	rebase might
	   result in non-trivial conflicts. Defaults to	false.

       rebase.missingCommitsCheck
	   If set to "warn", git rebase	-i will	print a	warning	if some
	   commits are removed (e.g. a line was	deleted), however the rebase
	   will	still proceed. If set to "error", it will print	the previous
	   warning and stop the	rebase,	git rebase --edit-todo can then	be
	   used	to correct the error. If set to	"ignore", no checking is done.
	   To drop a commit without warning or error, use the drop command in
	   the todo-list. Defaults to "ignore".

       rebase.instructionFormat
	   A format string, as specified in git-log(1),	to be used for the
	   instruction list during an interactive rebase. The format will
	   automatically have the long commit hash prepended to	the format.

       receive.advertiseAtomic
	   By default, git-receive-pack	will advertise the atomic push
	   capability to its clients. If you don't want	to advertise this
	   capability, set this	variable to false.

       receive.advertisePushOptions
	   When	set to true, git-receive-pack will advertise the push options
	   capability to its clients. False by default.

       receive.autogc
	   By default, git-receive-pack	will run "git-gc --auto" after
	   receiving data from git-push	and updating refs. You can stop	it by
	   setting this	variable to false.

       receive.certNonceSeed
	   By setting this variable to a string, git receive-pack will accept
	   a git push --signed and verifies it by using	a "nonce" protected by
	   HMAC	using this string as a secret key.

       receive.certNonceSlop
	   When	a git push --signed sent a push	certificate with a "nonce"
	   that	was issued by a	receive-pack serving the same repository
	   within this many seconds, export the	"nonce"	found in the
	   certificate to GIT_PUSH_CERT_NONCE to the hooks (instead of what
	   the receive-pack asked the sending side to include).	This may allow
	   writing checks in pre-receive and post-receive a bit	easier.
	   Instead of checking GIT_PUSH_CERT_NONCE_SLOP	environment variable
	   that	records	by how many seconds the	nonce is stale to decide if
	   they	want to	accept the certificate,	they only can check
	   GIT_PUSH_CERT_NONCE_STATUS is OK.

       receive.fsckObjects
	   If it is set	to true, git-receive-pack will check all received
	   objects. It will abort in the case of a malformed object or a
	   broken link.	The result of an abort are only	dangling objects.
	   Defaults to false. If not set, the value of transfer.fsckObjects is
	   used	instead.

       receive.fsck.<msg-id>
	   When	receive.fsckObjects is set to true, errors can be switched to
	   warnings and	vice versa by configuring the receive.fsck.<msg-id>
	   setting where the <msg-id> is the fsck message ID and the value is
	   one of error, warn or ignore. For convenience, fsck prefixes	the
	   error/warning with the message ID, e.g. "missingEmail: invalid
	   author/committer line - missing email" means	that setting
	   receive.fsck.missingEmail = ignore will hide	that issue.

	   This	feature	is intended to support working with legacy
	   repositories	which would not	pass pushing when receive.fsckObjects
	   = true, allowing the	host to	accept repositories with certain known
	   issues but still catch other	issues.

       receive.fsck.skipList
	   The path to a sorted	list of	object names (i.e. one SHA-1 per line)
	   that	are known to be	broken in a non-fatal way and should be
	   ignored. This feature is useful when	an established project should
	   be accepted despite early commits containing	errors that can	be
	   safely ignored such as invalid committer email addresses. Note:
	   corrupt objects cannot be skipped with this setting.

       receive.keepAlive
	   After receiving the pack from the client, receive-pack may produce
	   no output (if --quiet was specified)	while processing the pack,
	   causing some	networks to drop the TCP connection. With this option
	   set,	if receive-pack	does not transmit any data in this phase for
	   receive.keepAlive seconds, it will send a short keepalive packet.
	   The default is 5 seconds; set to 0 to disable keepalives entirely.

       receive.unpackLimit
	   If the number of objects received in	a push is below	this limit
	   then	the objects will be unpacked into loose	object files. However
	   if the number of received objects equals or exceeds this limit then
	   the received	pack will be stored as a pack, after adding any
	   missing delta bases.	Storing	the pack from a	push can make the push
	   operation complete faster, especially on slow filesystems. If not
	   set,	the value of transfer.unpackLimit is used instead.

       receive.maxInputSize
	   If the size of the incoming pack stream is larger than this limit,
	   then	git-receive-pack will error out, instead of accepting the pack
	   file. If not	set or set to 0, then the size is unlimited.

       receive.denyDeletes
	   If set to true, git-receive-pack will deny a	ref update that
	   deletes the ref. Use	this to	prevent	such a ref deletion via	a
	   push.

       receive.denyDeleteCurrent
	   If set to true, git-receive-pack will deny a	ref update that
	   deletes the currently checked out branch of a non-bare repository.

       receive.denyCurrentBranch
	   If set to true or "refuse", git-receive-pack	will deny a ref	update
	   to the currently checked out	branch of a non-bare repository. Such
	   a push is potentially dangerous because it brings the HEAD out of
	   sync	with the index and working tree. If set	to "warn", print a
	   warning of such a push to stderr, but allow the push	to proceed. If
	   set to false	or "ignore", allow such	pushes with no message.
	   Defaults to "refuse".

	   Another option is "updateInstead" which will	update the working
	   tree	if pushing into	the current branch. This option	is intended
	   for synchronizing working directories when one side is not easily
	   accessible via interactive ssh (e.g.	a live web site, hence the
	   requirement that the	working	directory be clean). This mode also
	   comes in handy when developing inside a VM to test and fix code on
	   different Operating Systems.

	   By default, "updateInstead" will refuse the push if the working
	   tree	or the index have any difference from the HEAD,	but the
	   push-to-checkout hook can be	used to	customize this.	See
	   githooks(5).

       receive.denyNonFastForwards
	   If set to true, git-receive-pack will deny a	ref update which is
	   not a fast-forward. Use this	to prevent such	an update via a	push,
	   even	if that	push is	forced.	This configuration variable is set
	   when	initializing a shared repository.

       receive.hideRefs
	   This	variable is the	same as	transfer.hideRefs, but applies only to
	   receive-pack	(and so	affects	pushes,	but not	fetches). An attempt
	   to update or	delete a hidden	ref by git push	is rejected.

       receive.updateServerInfo
	   If set to true, git-receive-pack will run git-update-server-info
	   after receiving data	from git-push and updating refs.

       receive.shallowUpdate
	   If set to true, .git/shallow	can be updated when new	refs require
	   new shallow roots. Otherwise	those refs are rejected.

       remote.pushDefault
	   The remote to push to by default. Overrides branch.<name>.remote
	   for all branches, and is overridden by branch.<name>.pushRemote for
	   specific branches.

       remote.<name>.url
	   The URL of a	remote repository. See git-fetch(1) or git-push(1).

       remote.<name>.pushurl
	   The push URL	of a remote repository.	See git-push(1).

       remote.<name>.proxy
	   For remotes that require curl (http,	https and ftp),	the URL	to the
	   proxy to use	for that remote. Set to	the empty string to disable
	   proxying for	that remote.

       remote.<name>.proxyAuthMethod
	   For remotes that require curl (http,	https and ftp),	the method to
	   use for authenticating against the proxy in use (probably set in
	   remote.<name>.proxy). See http.proxyAuthMethod.

       remote.<name>.fetch
	   The default set of "refspec"	for git-fetch(1). See git-fetch(1).

       remote.<name>.push
	   The default set of "refspec"	for git-push(1). See git-push(1).

       remote.<name>.mirror
	   If true, pushing to this remote will	automatically behave as	if the
	   --mirror option was given on	the command line.

       remote.<name>.skipDefaultUpdate
	   If true, this remote	will be	skipped	by default when	updating using
	   git-fetch(1)	or the update subcommand of git-remote(1).

       remote.<name>.skipFetchAll
	   If true, this remote	will be	skipped	by default when	updating using
	   git-fetch(1)	or the update subcommand of git-remote(1).

       remote.<name>.receivepack
	   The default program to execute on the remote	side when pushing. See
	   option --receive-pack of git-push(1).

       remote.<name>.uploadpack
	   The default program to execute on the remote	side when fetching.
	   See option --upload-pack of git-fetch-pack(1).

       remote.<name>.tagOpt
	   Setting this	value to --no-tags disables automatic tag following
	   when	fetching from remote <name>. Setting it	to --tags will fetch
	   every tag from remote <name>, even if they are not reachable	from
	   remote branch heads.	Passing	these flags directly to	git-fetch(1)
	   can override	this setting. See options --tags and --no-tags of git-
	   fetch(1).

       remote.<name>.vcs
	   Setting this	to a value <vcs> will cause Git	to interact with the
	   remote with the git-remote-<vcs> helper.

       remote.<name>.prune
	   When	set to true, fetching from this	remote by default will also
	   remove any remote-tracking references that no longer	exist on the
	   remote (as if the --prune option was	given on the command line).
	   Overrides fetch.prune settings, if any.

       remotes.<group>
	   The list of remotes which are fetched by "git remote	update
	   <group>". See git-remote(1).

       repack.useDeltaBaseOffset
	   By default, git-repack(1) creates packs that	use delta-base offset.
	   If you need to share	your repository	with Git older than version
	   1.4.4, either directly or via a dumb	protocol such as http, then
	   you need to set this	option to "false" and repack. Access from old
	   Git versions	over the native	protocol are unaffected	by this
	   option.

       repack.packKeptObjects
	   If set to true, makes git repack act	as if --pack-kept-objects was
	   passed. See git-repack(1) for details. Defaults to false normally,
	   but true if a bitmap	index is being written (either via
	   --write-bitmap-index	or repack.writeBitmaps).

       repack.writeBitmaps
	   When	true, git will write a bitmap index when packing all objects
	   to disk (e.g., when git repack -a is	run). This index can speed up
	   the "counting objects" phase	of subsequent packs created for	clones
	   and fetches,	at the cost of some disk space and extra time spent on
	   the initial repack. This has	no effect if multiple packfiles	are
	   created. Defaults to	false.

       rerere.autoUpdate
	   When	set to true, git-rerere	updates	the index with the resulting
	   contents after it cleanly resolves conflicts	using previously
	   recorded resolution.	Defaults to false.

       rerere.enabled
	   Activate recording of resolved conflicts, so	that identical
	   conflict hunks can be resolved automatically, should	they be
	   encountered again. By default, git-rerere(1)	is enabled if there is
	   an rr-cache directory under the $GIT_DIR, e.g. if "rerere" was
	   previously used in the repository.

       sendemail.identity
	   A configuration identity. When given, causes	values in the
	   sendemail._identity_	subsection to take precedence over values in
	   the sendemail section. The default identity is the value of
	   sendemail.identity.

       sendemail.smtpEncryption
	   See git-send-email(1) for description. Note that this setting is
	   not subject to the identity mechanism.

       sendemail.smtpssl (deprecated)
	   Deprecated alias for	sendemail.smtpEncryption = ssl.

       sendemail.smtpsslcertpath
	   Path	to ca-certificates (either a directory or a single file). Set
	   it to an empty string to disable certificate	verification.

       sendemail.<identity>.*
	   Identity-specific versions of the sendemail.*  parameters found
	   below, taking precedence over those when the	this identity is
	   selected, through command-line or sendemail.identity.

       sendemail.aliasesFile, sendemail.aliasFileType, sendemail.annotate,
       sendemail.bcc, sendemail.cc, sendemail.ccCmd, sendemail.chainReplyTo,
       sendemail.confirm, sendemail.envelopeSender, sendemail.from,
       sendemail.multiEdit, sendemail.signedoffbycc, sendemail.smtpPass,
       sendemail.suppresscc, sendemail.suppressFrom, sendemail.to,
       sendemail.smtpDomain, sendemail.smtpServer, sendemail.smtpServerPort,
       sendemail.smtpServerOption, sendemail.smtpUser, sendemail.thread,
       sendemail.transferEncoding, sendemail.validate, sendemail.xmailer
	   See git-send-email(1) for description.

       sendemail.signedoffcc (deprecated)
	   Deprecated alias for	sendemail.signedoffbycc.

       showbranch.default
	   The default set of branches for git-show-branch(1). See git-show-
	   branch(1).

       splitIndex.maxPercentChange
	   When	the split index	feature	is used, this specifies	the percent of
	   entries the split index can contain compared	to the total number of
	   entries in both the split index and the shared index	before a new
	   shared index	is written. The	value should be	between	0 and 100. If
	   the value is	0 then a new shared index is always written, if	it is
	   100 a new shared index is never written. By default the value is
	   20, so a new	shared index is	written	if the number of entries in
	   the split index would be greater than 20 percent of the total
	   number of entries. See git-update-index(1).

       splitIndex.sharedIndexExpire
	   When	the split index	feature	is used, shared	index files that were
	   not modified	since the time this variable specifies will be removed
	   when	a new shared index file	is created. The	value "now" expires
	   all entries immediately, and	"never"	suppresses expiration
	   altogether. The default value is "2.weeks.ago". Note	that a shared
	   index file is considered modified (for the purpose of expiration)
	   each	time a new split-index file is either created based on it or
	   read	from it. See git-update-index(1).

       status.relativePaths
	   By default, git-status(1) shows paths relative to the current
	   directory. Setting this variable to false shows paths relative to
	   the repository root (this was the default for Git prior to v1.5.4).

       status.short
	   Set to true to enable --short by default in git-status(1). The
	   option --no-short takes precedence over this	variable.

       status.branch
	   Set to true to enable --branch by default in	git-status(1). The
	   option --no-branch takes precedence over this variable.

       status.displayCommentPrefix
	   If set to true, git-status(1) will insert a comment prefix before
	   each	output line (starting with core.commentChar, i.e.  # by
	   default). This was the behavior of git-status(1) in Git 1.8.4 and
	   previous. Defaults to false.

       status.showUntrackedFiles
	   By default, git-status(1) and git-commit(1) show files which	are
	   not currently tracked by Git. Directories which contain only
	   untracked files, are	shown with the directory name only. Showing
	   untracked files means that Git needs	to lstat() all the files in
	   the whole repository, which might be	slow on	some systems. So, this
	   variable controls how the commands displays the untracked files.
	   Possible values are:

	   o   no - Show no untracked files.

	   o   normal -	Show untracked files and directories.

	   o   all - Show also individual files	in untracked directories.

	   If this variable is not specified, it defaults to normal. This
	   variable can	be overridden with the -u|--untracked-files option of
	   git-status(1) and git-commit(1).

       status.submoduleSummary
	   Defaults to false. If this is set to	a non zero number or true
	   (identical to -1 or an unlimited number), the submodule summary
	   will	be enabled and a summary of commits for	modified submodules
	   will	be shown (see --summary-limit option of	git-submodule(1)).
	   Please note that the	summary	output command will be suppressed for
	   all submodules when diff.ignoreSubmodules is	set to all or only for
	   those submodules where submodule.<name>.ignore=all. The only
	   exception to	that rule is that status and commit will show staged
	   submodule changes. To also view the summary for ignored submodules
	   you can either use the --ignore-submodules=dirty command-line
	   option or the git submodule summary command,	which shows a similar
	   output but does not honor these settings.

       stash.showPatch
	   If this is set to true, the git stash show command without an
	   option will show the	stash in patch form. Defaults to false.	See
	   description of show command in git-stash(1).

       stash.showStat
	   If this is set to true, the git stash show command without an
	   option will show diffstat of	the stash. Defaults to true. See
	   description of show command in git-stash(1).

       submodule.<name>.url
	   The URL for a submodule. This variable is copied from the
	   .gitmodules file to the git config via git submodule	init. The user
	   can change the configured URL before	obtaining the submodule	via
	   git submodule update. If neither submodule.<name>.active or
	   submodule.active are	set, the presence of this variable is used as
	   a fallback to indicate whether the submodule	is of interest to git
	   commands. See git-submodule(1) and gitmodules(5) for	details.

       submodule.<name>.update
	   The default update procedure	for a submodule. This variable is
	   populated by	git submodule init from	the gitmodules(5) file.	See
	   description of update command in git-submodule(1).

       submodule.<name>.branch
	   The remote branch name for a	submodule, used	by git submodule
	   update --remote. Set	this option to override	the value found	in the
	   .gitmodules file. See git-submodule(1) and gitmodules(5) for
	   details.

       submodule.<name>.fetchRecurseSubmodules
	   This	option can be used to control recursive	fetching of this
	   submodule. It can be	overridden by using the
	   --[no-]recurse-submodules command-line option to "git fetch"	and
	   "git	pull". This setting will override that from in the
	   gitmodules(5) file.

       submodule.<name>.ignore
	   Defines under what circumstances "git status" and the diff family
	   show	a submodule as modified. When set to "all", it will never be
	   considered modified (but it will nonetheless	show up	in the output
	   of status and commit	when it	has been staged), "dirty" will ignore
	   all changes to the submodules work tree and takes only differences
	   between the HEAD of the submodule and the commit recorded in	the
	   superproject	into account. "untracked" will additionally let
	   submodules with modified tracked files in their work	tree show up.
	   Using "none"	(the default when this option is not set) also shows
	   submodules that have	untracked files	in their work tree as changed.
	   This	setting	overrides any setting made in .gitmodules for this
	   submodule, both settings can	be overridden on the command line by
	   using the "--ignore-submodules" option. The git submodule commands
	   are not affected by this setting.

       submodule.<name>.active
	   Boolean value indicating if the submodule is	of interest to git
	   commands. This config option	takes precedence over the
	   submodule.active config option.

       submodule.active
	   A repeated field which contains a pathspec used to match against a
	   submodule's path to determine if the	submodule is of	interest to
	   git commands.

       submodule.fetchJobs
	   Specifies how many submodules are fetched/cloned at the same	time.
	   A positive integer allows up	to that	number of submodules fetched
	   in parallel.	A value	of 0 will give some reasonable default.	If
	   unset, it defaults to 1.

       submodule.alternateLocation
	   Specifies how the submodules	obtain alternates when submodules are
	   cloned. Possible values are no, superproject. By default no is
	   assumed, which doesn't add references. When the value is set	to
	   superproject	the submodule to be cloned computes its	alternates
	   location relative to	the superprojects alternate.

       submodule.alternateErrorStrategy
	   Specifies how to treat errors with the alternates for a submodule
	   as computed via submodule.alternateLocation.	Possible values	are
	   ignore, info, die. Default is die.

       tag.forceSignAnnotated
	   A boolean to	specify	whether	annotated tags created should be GPG
	   signed. If --annotate is specified on the command line, it takes
	   precedence over this	option.

       tag.sort
	   This	variable controls the sort ordering of tags when displayed by
	   git-tag(1). Without the "--sort=<value>" option provided, the value
	   of this variable will be used as the	default.

       tar.umask
	   This	variable can be	used to	restrict the permission	bits of	tar
	   archive entries. The	default	is 0002, which turns off the world
	   write bit. The special value	"user" indicates that the archiving
	   user's umask	will be	used instead. See umask(2) and git-archive(1).

       transfer.fsckObjects
	   When	fetch.fsckObjects or receive.fsckObjects are not set, the
	   value of this variable is used instead. Defaults to false.

       transfer.hideRefs
	   String(s) receive-pack and upload-pack use to decide	which refs to
	   omit	from their initial advertisements. Use more than one
	   definition to specify multiple prefix strings. A ref	that is	under
	   the hierarchies listed in the value of this variable	is excluded,
	   and is hidden when responding to git	push or	git fetch. See
	   receive.hideRefs and	uploadpack.hideRefs for	program-specific
	   versions of this config.

	   You may also	include	a !  in	front of the ref name to negate	the
	   entry, explicitly exposing it, even if an earlier entry marked it
	   as hidden. If you have multiple hideRefs values, later entries
	   override earlier ones (and entries in more-specific config files
	   override less-specific ones).

	   If a	namespace is in	use, the namespace prefix is stripped from
	   each	reference before it is matched against transfer.hiderefs
	   patterns. For example, if refs/heads/master is specified in
	   transfer.hideRefs and the current namespace is foo, then
	   refs/namespaces/foo/refs/heads/master is omitted from the
	   advertisements but refs/heads/master	and
	   refs/namespaces/bar/refs/heads/master are still advertised as
	   so-called "have" lines. In order to match refs before stripping,
	   add a ^ in front of the ref name. If	you combine !  and ^, !	 must
	   be specified	first.

	   Even	if you hide refs, a client may still be	able to	steal the
	   target objects via the techniques described in the "SECURITY"
	   section of the gitnamespaces(7) man page; it's best to keep private
	   data	in a separate repository.

       transfer.unpackLimit
	   When	fetch.unpackLimit or receive.unpackLimit are not set, the
	   value of this variable is used instead. The default value is	100.

       uploadarchive.allowUnreachable
	   If true, allow clients to use git archive --remote to request any
	   tree, whether reachable from	the ref	tips or	not. See the
	   discussion in the "SECURITY"	section	of git-upload-archive(1) for
	   more	details. Defaults to false.

       uploadpack.hideRefs
	   This	variable is the	same as	transfer.hideRefs, but applies only to
	   upload-pack (and so affects only fetches, not pushes). An attempt
	   to fetch a hidden ref by git	fetch will fail. See also
	   uploadpack.allowTipSHA1InWant.

       uploadpack.allowTipSHA1InWant
	   When	uploadpack.hideRefs is in effect, allow	upload-pack to accept
	   a fetch request that	asks for an object at the tip of a hidden ref
	   (by default,	such a request is rejected). See also
	   uploadpack.hideRefs.	Even if	this is	false, a client	may be able to
	   steal objects via the techniques described in the "SECURITY"
	   section of the gitnamespaces(7) man page; it's best to keep private
	   data	in a separate repository.

       uploadpack.allowReachableSHA1InWant
	   Allow upload-pack to	accept a fetch request that asks for an	object
	   that	is reachable from any ref tip. However,	note that calculating
	   object reachability is computationally expensive. Defaults to
	   false. Even if this is false, a client may be able to steal objects
	   via the techniques described	in the "SECURITY" section of the
	   gitnamespaces(7) man	page; it's best	to keep	private	data in	a
	   separate repository.

       uploadpack.allowAnySHA1InWant
	   Allow upload-pack to	accept a fetch request that asks for any
	   object at all. Defaults to false.

       uploadpack.keepAlive
	   When	upload-pack has	started	pack-objects, there may	be a quiet
	   period while	pack-objects prepares the pack.	Normally it would
	   output progress information,	but if --quiet was used	for the	fetch,
	   pack-objects	will output nothing at all until the pack data begins.
	   Some	clients	and networks may consider the server to	be hung	and
	   give	up. Setting this option	instructs upload-pack to send an empty
	   keepalive packet every uploadpack.keepAlive seconds.	Setting	this
	   option to 0 disables	keepalive packets entirely. The	default	is 5
	   seconds.

       uploadpack.packObjectsHook
	   If this option is set, when upload-pack would run git pack-objects
	   to create a packfile	for a client, it will run this shell command
	   instead. The	pack-objects command and arguments it would have run
	   (including the git pack-objects at the beginning) are appended to
	   the shell command. The stdin	and stdout of the hook are treated as
	   if pack-objects itself was run. I.e., upload-pack will feed input
	   intended for	pack-objects to	the hook, and expects a	completed
	   packfile on stdout.

	   Note	that this configuration	variable is ignored if it is seen in
	   the repository-level	config (this is	a safety measure against
	   fetching from untrusted repositories).

       url.<base>.insteadOf
	   Any URL that	starts with this value will be rewritten to start,
	   instead, with <base>. In cases where	some site serves a large
	   number of repositories, and serves them with	multiple access
	   methods, and	some users need	to use different access	methods, this
	   feature allows people to specify any	of the equivalent URLs and
	   have	Git automatically rewrite the URL to the best alternative for
	   the particular user,	even for a never-before-seen repository	on the
	   site. When more than	one insteadOf strings match a given URL, the
	   longest match is used.

	   Note	that any protocol restrictions will be applied to the
	   rewritten URL. If the rewrite changes the URL to use	a custom
	   protocol or remote helper, you may need to adjust the
	   protocol.*.allow config to permit the request. In particular,
	   protocols you expect	to use for submodules must be set to always
	   rather than the default of user. See	the description	of
	   protocol.allow above.

       url.<base>.pushInsteadOf
	   Any URL that	starts with this value will not	be pushed to; instead,
	   it will be rewritten	to start with <base>, and the resulting	URL
	   will	be pushed to. In cases where some site serves a	large number
	   of repositories, and	serves them with multiple access methods, some
	   of which do not allow push, this feature allows people to specify a
	   pull-only URL and have Git automatically use	an appropriate URL to
	   push, even for a never-before-seen repository on the	site. When
	   more	than one pushInsteadOf strings match a given URL, the longest
	   match is used. If a remote has an explicit pushurl, Git will	ignore
	   this	setting	for that remote.

       user.email
	   Your	email address to be recorded in	any newly created commits. Can
	   be overridden by the	GIT_AUTHOR_EMAIL, GIT_COMMITTER_EMAIL, and
	   EMAIL environment variables.	See git-commit-tree(1).

       user.name
	   Your	full name to be	recorded in any	newly created commits. Can be
	   overridden by the GIT_AUTHOR_NAME and GIT_COMMITTER_NAME
	   environment variables. See git-commit-tree(1).

       user.useConfigOnly
	   Instruct Git	to avoid trying	to guess defaults for user.email and
	   user.name, and instead retrieve the values only from	the
	   configuration. For example, if you have multiple email addresses
	   and would like to use a different one for each repository, then
	   with	this configuration option set to true in the global config
	   along with a	name, Git will prompt you to set up an email before
	   making new commits in a newly cloned	repository. Defaults to	false.

       user.signingKey
	   If git-tag(1) or git-commit(1) is not selecting the key you want it
	   to automatically when creating a signed tag or commit, you can
	   override the	default	selection with this variable. This option is
	   passed unchanged to gpg's --local-user parameter, so	you may
	   specify a key using any method that gpg supports.

       versionsort.prereleaseSuffix (deprecated)
	   Deprecated alias for	versionsort.suffix. Ignored if
	   versionsort.suffix is set.

       versionsort.suffix
	   Even	when version sort is used in git-tag(1), tagnames with the
	   same	base version but different suffixes are	still sorted
	   lexicographically, resulting	e.g. in	prerelease tags	appearing
	   after the main release (e.g.	"1.0-rc1" after	"1.0").	This variable
	   can be specified to determine the sorting order of tags with
	   different suffixes.

	   By specifying a single suffix in this variable, any tagname
	   containing that suffix will appear before the corresponding main
	   release. E.g. if the	variable is set	to "-rc", then all "1.0-rcX"
	   tags	will appear before "1.0". If specified multiple	times, once
	   per suffix, then the	order of suffixes in the configuration will
	   determine the sorting order of tagnames with	those suffixes.	E.g.
	   if "-pre" appears before "-rc" in the configuration,	then all
	   "1.0-preX" tags will	be listed before any "1.0-rcX" tags. The
	   placement of	the main release tag relative to tags with various
	   suffixes can	be determined by specifying the	empty suffix among
	   those other suffixes. E.g. if the suffixes "-rc", "", "-ck" and
	   "-bfs" appear in the	configuration in this order, then all
	   "v4.8-rcX" tags are listed first, followed by "v4.8", then
	   "v4.8-ckX" and finally "v4.8-bfsX".

	   If more than	one suffixes match the same tagname, then that tagname
	   will	be sorted according to the suffix which	starts at the earliest
	   position in the tagname. If more than one different matching
	   suffixes start at that earliest position, then that tagname will be
	   sorted according to the longest of those suffixes. The sorting
	   order between different suffixes is undefined if they are in
	   multiple config files.

       web.browser
	   Specify a web browser that may be used by some commands. Currently
	   only	git-instaweb(1)	and git-help(1)	may use	it.

GIT
       Part of the git(1) suite

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