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From: Jonathan Nieder <>
To: Jeff King <>
Cc: Alex Riesen <>,
	Junio C Hamano <>,, Christian Couder <>
Subject: Re: "git -c web.browser=w3m help -w help" still kicks firefox
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2010 00:01:27 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20100824050127.GC20037@burratino> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Jeff King wrote:

> Which does bring up one interesting boundary. If I run:
>   git -c receive.denyDeletes=false git push
> what should happen? Obviously with cross-server communication the
> environment won't get passed. I am inclined to say that even for local
> cases, receive-pack should clear the string.

Sticky.  I agree with you that that would follow the principle of
least surprise.

On the other hand if I use

	git push --receive-pack='git -c receive.denyDeletes=false receive-pack'

then I would expect it to work.  I don't think this is a security
problem because I already could have set the remote $GIT_CONFIG just
as easily.

  reply	other threads:[~2010-08-24  5:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2010-08-23 18:05 Junio C Hamano
2010-08-23 18:38 ` Jeff King
2010-08-23 19:16   ` Jeff King
2010-08-24  6:41     ` [PATCH 2/1] do not pass "git -c foo=bar" params to transport helpers Jonathan Nieder
2010-08-24 14:14       ` Jeff King
2010-08-24 19:07       ` [PATCH 2/1] do not pass &quot;git -c foo=bar&quot; " Eric Raible
2010-08-23 19:02 ` "git -c web.browser=w3m help -w help" still kicks firefox Alex Riesen
2010-08-23 20:33   ` Jeff King
2010-08-24  5:01     ` Jonathan Nieder [this message]
2010-08-24 14:12       ` Jeff King

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