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From: John Keeping <>
Cc: Jeff King <>, Junio C Hamano <>,
	John Keeping <>
Subject: [PATCH] git-config: update doc for --get with multiple values
Date: Wed,  3 Jul 2013 19:27:39 +0100
Message-ID: <> (raw)

Since commit 00b347d (git-config: do not complain about duplicate
entries, 2012-10-23), "git config --get" does not exit with an error if
there are multiple values for the specified key but instead returns the
last value.  Update the documentation to reflect this.

Signed-off-by: John Keeping <>
 Documentation/git-config.txt | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/git-config.txt b/Documentation/git-config.txt
index 19a7be0..fbad05e 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-config.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-config.txt
@@ -82,7 +82,7 @@ OPTIONS
 	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 error code 2 if multiple key values were found.
+	found and the last value if multiple key values were found.
 	Like get, but does not fail if the number of values for the key

             reply	other threads:[~2013-07-03 18:28 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-07-03 18:27 John Keeping [this message]
2013-07-03 18:32 ` Jeff King
2013-07-03 18:47 ` Junio C Hamano
2013-07-07  9:50   ` John Keeping
2013-07-07 17:31     ` Junio C Hamano
2013-07-07 19:49       ` [PATCH] git-config(1): clarify precedence of " John Keeping
2013-07-07 19:55         ` Jeff King

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