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.\" Date: 11/18/2018
.\" Manual: Git Manual
.\" Source: Git 2.20.0.rc0
.\" Language: English
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.TH "GIT\-VAR" "1" "11/18/2018" "Git 2\&.20\&.0\&.rc0" "Git Manual"
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.SH "NAME"
git-var \- Show a Git logical variable
.SH "SYNOPSIS"
.sp
.nf
\fIgit var\fR ( \-l | <variable> )
.fi
.sp
.SH "DESCRIPTION"
.sp
Prints a Git logical variable\&.
.SH "OPTIONS"
.PP
\-l
.RS 4
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
\fBgit config \-l\fR\&.)
.RE
.SH "EXAMPLES"
.sp
.if n \{\
.RS 4
.\}
.nf
$ git var GIT_AUTHOR_IDENT
Eric W\&. Biederman <ebiederm@lnxi\&.com> 1121223278 \-0600
.fi
.if n \{\
.RE
.\}
.SH "VARIABLES"
.PP
GIT_AUTHOR_IDENT
.RS 4
The author of a piece of code\&.
.RE
.PP
GIT_COMMITTER_IDENT
.RS 4
The person who put a piece of code into Git\&.
.RE
.PP
GIT_EDITOR
.RS 4
Text editor for use by Git commands\&. The value is meant to be interpreted by the shell when it is used\&. Examples:
\fB~/bin/vi\fR,
\fB$SOME_ENVIRONMENT_VARIABLE\fR,
\fB"C:\eProgram Files\eVim\egvim\&.exe" \-\-nofork\fR\&. The order of preference is the
\fB$GIT_EDITOR\fR
environment variable, then
\fBcore\&.editor\fR
configuration, then
\fB$VISUAL\fR, then
\fB$EDITOR\fR, and then the default chosen at compile time, which is usually
\fIvi\fR\&.
.RE
.PP
GIT_PAGER
.RS 4
Text viewer for use by Git commands (e\&.g\&.,
\fIless\fR)\&. The value is meant to be interpreted by the shell\&. The order of preference is the
\fB$GIT_PAGER\fR
environment variable, then
\fBcore\&.pager\fR
configuration, then
\fB$PAGER\fR, and then the default chosen at compile time (usually
\fIless\fR)\&.
.RE
.SH "SEE ALSO"
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\fBgit-commit-tree\fR(1) \fBgit-tag\fR(1) \fBgit-config\fR(1)
.SH "GIT"
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Part of the \fBgit\fR(1) suite