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1 git-var(1)
2 ==========
3
4 NAME
5 ----
6 git-var - Print the git users identity
7
8
9 SYNOPSIS
10 --------
11 'git-var' [ -l | <variable> ]
12
13 DESCRIPTION
14 -----------
15 Prints a git logical variable.
16
17 OPTIONS
18 -------
19 -l::
20 Cause the logical variables to be listed. In addition, all the
21 variables of the git configuration file .git/config are listed
22 as well.
23
24 EXAMPLE
25 --------
26 $ git-var GIT_AUTHOR_IDENT
27 Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@lnxi.com> 1121223278 -0600
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29
30 VARIABLES
31 ----------
32 GIT_AUTHOR_IDENT::
33 The author of a piece of code.
34
35 GIT_COMMITTER_IDENT::
36 The person who put a piece of code into git.
37
38 Diagnostics
39 -----------
40 You don't exist. Go away!::
41 The passwd(5) gecos field couldn't be read
42 Your parents must have hated you!::
43 The password(5) gecos field is longer than a giant static buffer.
44 Your sysadmin must hate you!::
45 The password(5) name field is longer than a giant static buffer.
46
47 See Also
48 --------
49 gitlink:git-commit-tree[1]
50 gitlink:git-tag[1]
51 gitlink:git-repo-config[1]
52
53 Author
54 ------
55 Written by Eric Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com>
56
57 Documentation
58 --------------
59 Documentation by Eric Biederman and the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.
60
61 GIT
62 ---
63 Part of the gitlink:git[7] suite
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