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@@ -35,502 +35,6 @@ manual page gives you an overview of the command-line command syntax.
 A formatted and hyperlinked copy of the latest Git documentation
 can be viewed at `https://git.github.io/htmldocs/git.html`.
 
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 OPTIONS
 -------
@@ -1030,6 +534,12 @@ Usually it is easier to configure any desired options through your
 personal `.ssh/config` file.  Please consult your ssh documentation
 for further details.
 
+`GIT_SSH_VARIANT`::
+       If this environment variable is set, it overrides Git's autodetection
+       whether `GIT_SSH`/`GIT_SSH_COMMAND`/`core.sshCommand` refer to OpenSSH,
+       plink or tortoiseplink. This variable overrides the config setting
+       `ssh.variant` that serves the same purpose.
+
 `GIT_ASKPASS`::
        If this environment variable is set, then Git commands which need to
        acquire passwords or passphrases (e.g. for HTTP or IMAP authentication)
@@ -1172,30 +682,20 @@ of clones and fetches.
        cloning a repository to make a backup).
 
 `GIT_ALLOW_PROTOCOL`::
-       If set, provide a colon-separated list of protocols which are
-       allowed to be used with fetch/push/clone. This is useful to
-       restrict recursive submodule initialization from an untrusted
-       repository. Any protocol not mentioned will be disallowed (i.e.,
-       this is a whitelist, not a blacklist). If the variable is not
-       set at all, all protocols are enabled.  The protocol names
-       currently used by git are:
-
-         - `file`: any local file-based path (including `file://` URLs,
-           or local paths)
-
-         - `git`: the anonymous git protocol over a direct TCP
-           connection (or proxy, if configured)
-
-         - `ssh`: git over ssh (including `host:path` syntax,
-           `ssh://`, etc).
-
-         - `http`: git over http, both "smart http" and "dumb http".
-           Note that this does _not_ include `https`; if you want both,
-           you should specify both as `http:https`.
-
-         - any external helpers are named by their protocol (e.g., use
-           `hg` to allow the `git-remote-hg` helper)
-
+       If set to a colon-separated list of protocols, behave as if
+       `protocol.allow` is set to `never`, and each of the listed
+       protocols has `protocol.<name>.allow` set to `always`
+       (overriding any existing configuration). In other words, any
+       protocol not mentioned will be disallowed (i.e., this is a
+       whitelist, not a blacklist). See the description of
+       `protocol.allow` in linkgit:git-config[1] for more details.
+
+`GIT_PROTOCOL_FROM_USER`::
+       Set to 0 to prevent protocols used by fetch/push/clone which are
+       configured to the `user` state.  This is useful to restrict recursive
+       submodule initialization from an untrusted repository or for programs
+       which feed potentially-untrusted URLS to git commands.  See
+       linkgit:git-config[1] for more details.
 
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