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* [PATCH 1/1] doc: Mention info/attributes in gitrepository-layout
@ 2017-11-22  8:58 Steffen Prohaska
  2017-11-22 15:54 ` Junio C Hamano
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 2+ messages in thread
From: Steffen Prohaska @ 2017-11-22  8:58 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: git, Junio C Hamano; +Cc: Steffen Prohaska

Signed-off-by: Steffen Prohaska <prohaska@zib.de>
---
 Documentation/gitrepository-layout.txt | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/gitrepository-layout.txt b/Documentation/gitrepository-layout.txt
index adf9554ad2..c60bcad44a 100644
--- a/Documentation/gitrepository-layout.txt
+++ b/Documentation/gitrepository-layout.txt
@@ -208,6 +208,10 @@ info/exclude::
 	'git clean' look at it but the core Git commands do not look
 	at it.  See also: linkgit:gitignore[5].
 
+info/attributes::
+	Defines which attributes to assign to a path, similar to per-directory
+	`.gitattributes` files.   See also: linkgit:gitattributes[5].
+
 info/sparse-checkout::
 	This file stores sparse checkout patterns.
 	See also: linkgit:git-read-tree[1].
-- 
2.15.0.5.g43a9009988


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* Re: [PATCH 1/1] doc: Mention info/attributes in gitrepository-layout
  2017-11-22  8:58 [PATCH 1/1] doc: Mention info/attributes in gitrepository-layout Steffen Prohaska
@ 2017-11-22 15:54 ` Junio C Hamano
  0 siblings, 0 replies; 2+ messages in thread
From: Junio C Hamano @ 2017-11-22 15:54 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Steffen Prohaska; +Cc: git

Steffen Prohaska <prohaska@zib.de> writes:

> Signed-off-by: Steffen Prohaska <prohaska@zib.de>
> ---
>  Documentation/gitrepository-layout.txt | 4 ++++
>  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/gitrepository-layout.txt b/Documentation/gitrepository-layout.txt
> index adf9554ad2..c60bcad44a 100644
> --- a/Documentation/gitrepository-layout.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/gitrepository-layout.txt
> @@ -208,6 +208,10 @@ info/exclude::
>  	'git clean' look at it but the core Git commands do not look
>  	at it.  See also: linkgit:gitignore[5].
>  
> +info/attributes::
> +	Defines which attributes to assign to a path, similar to per-directory
> +	`.gitattributes` files.   See also: linkgit:gitattributes[5].
> +

Makes sense, but don't we also want to mention a bit more than
"similar to"?  The entries in this file is treated as higher
priority than the in-tree .gitattributes file, which allows us to
use it to locally override the choice made by the project.

>  info/sparse-checkout::
>  	This file stores sparse checkout patterns.
>  	See also: linkgit:git-read-tree[1].

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