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Git Version Control Cookbook

By : Aske Olsson, Rasmus Voss
Book Image

Git Version Control Cookbook

By: Aske Olsson, Rasmus Voss

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Git Version Control Cookbook
Credits
About the Authors
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Index

Querying the existing configuration


In this example, we will look at how we can query the existing configuration and set the configuration values.

Getting ready

We'll use jgit again by using the following command:

$ cd jgit

How to do it...

To view all the effective configurations for the current Git repository, run the following command:

$ git config --list
user.name=Aske Olsson
[email protected]
core.repositoryformatversion=0
core.filemode=false
core.bare=false
core.logallrefupdates=true
remote.origin.url=https://git.eclipse.org/r/jgit/jgit
remote.origin.fetch=+refs/heads/*:refs/remotes/origin/*
branch.master.remote=origin
branch.master.merge=refs/heads/master

The previous output will of course reflect the user running the command. Instead of Aske Olsson as the name and the e-mail, the output should reflect your settings.

If we are just interested in a single configuration item, we can just query it by its section.key or section.subsection.key:

$ git config user.name
Aske...