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From: Theodor Negrescu <>
Subject: Re: BUG: Git path --config doesn't work with ~ symbol
Date: Wed, 5 May 2021 21:13:58 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

I meant Git config --file!! Sorry, I wrote the wrong thing in the title.

On Wed, May 5, 2021 at 9:06 PM Theodor Negrescu
<> wrote:
> Thank you for filling out a Git bug report!
> Please answer the following questions to help us understand your issue.
> What did you do before the bug happened? (Steps to reproduce your issue)
> I ran the command "git config --file ~/git-settings/.gitconfig -l"
> (git-settings is a repo where I keep my config, the global one is just
> an include)
> What did you expect to happen? (Expected behavior)
> It would list the settings in the file.
> What happened instead? (Actual behavior)
> fatal: unable to read config file '~/git-settings/.gitconfig': No such
> file or directory
> What's different between what you expected and what actually happened?
> The ~ symbol should point to my home folder.
> Anything else you want to add:
> "git config --file ~/.gitconfig -l" doesn't work either so the ~
> symbol is the problem.
> fatal: unable to read config file '~/.gitconfig': No such file or directory
> "git config --file .gitconfig -l" works when I run it from my home
> folder or from git-settings so the --file argument is working.
> [System Info]
> git version:
> git version
> cpu: x86_64
> built from commit: c5f0be26a7e3846e3b6268d1c6c4800d838c6bbb
> sizeof-long: 4
> sizeof-size_t: 8
> shell-path: /bin/sh
> feature: fsmonitor--daemon
> uname: Windows 10.0 19042
> compiler info: gnuc: 10.2
> libc info: no libc information available
> $SHELL (typically, interactive shell): <unset>
> [Enabled Hooks]
> not run from a git repository - no hooks to show

  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-05 18:14 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-05 18:06 BUG: Git path --config doesn't work with ~ symbol Theodor Negrescu
2021-05-05 18:13 ` Theodor Negrescu [this message]
2021-05-05 18:14 ` Jeff King
2021-05-05 18:21   ` Eric Sunshine
2021-05-05 18:30     ` Theodor Negrescu
2021-05-05 18:35       ` Jeff King
2021-05-05 18:59         ` Theodor Negrescu
2021-05-05 19:01           ` Jeff King
2021-05-05 18:32     ` Jeff King

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