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GIT-VAR(1)				    Git Manual				       GIT-VAR(1)

NAME
       git-var - Show a git logical variable

SYNOPSIS
       git var ( -l | <variable> )

DESCRIPTION
       Prints a git logical variable.

OPTIONS
       -l
	   Cause the logical variables to be listed. In addition, all the variables of the git
	   configuration file .git/config are listed as well. (However, the configuration
	   variables listing functionality is deprecated in favor of git config -l.)

EXAMPLE
	   $ git var GIT_AUTHOR_IDENT
	   Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@lnxi.com> 1121223278 -0600

VARIABLES
       GIT_AUTHOR_IDENT
	   The author of a piece of code.

       GIT_COMMITTER_IDENT
	   The person who put a piece of code into git.

       GIT_EDITOR
	   Text editor for use by git commands. The value is meant to be interpreted by the shell
	   when it is used. Examples: ~/bin/vi, $SOME_ENVIRONMENT_VARIABLE, "C:\Program
	   Files\Vim\gvim.exe" --nofork. The order of preference is the $GIT_EDITOR environment
	   variable, then core.editor configuration, then $VISUAL, then $EDITOR, and then finally
	   vi.

       GIT_PAGER
	   Text viewer for use by git commands (e.g., less). The value is meant to be interpreted
	   by the shell. The order of preference is the $GIT_PAGER environment variable, then
	   core.pager configuration, then $PAGER, and then finally less.

DIAGNOSTICS
       You don't exist. Go away!
	   The passwd(5) gecos field couldn't be read

       Your parents must have hated you!
	   The passwd(5) gecos field is longer than a giant static buffer.

       Your sysadmin must hate you!
	   The passwd(5) name field is longer than a giant static buffer.

SEE ALSO
       git-commit-tree(1) git-tag(1) git-config(1)

AUTHOR
       Written by Eric Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com[1]>

DOCUMENTATION
       Documentation by Eric Biederman and the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org[2]>.

GIT
       Part of the git(1) suite

NOTES
	1. ebiederm@xmission.com
	   mailto:ebiederm@xmission.com

	2. git@vger.kernel.org
	   mailto:git@vger.kernel.org

Git 1.7.1				    07/05/2010				       GIT-VAR(1)
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