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From: Kenneth Lorber <keni@hers.com>
To: git@vger.kernel.org
Cc: keni@hers.com
Subject: [RFC PATCH 2/6] Add bit on extending git to Hacking Git
Date: Sat, 16 May 2020 22:13:40 -0400
Message-ID: <1589681624-36969-3-git-send-email-keni@hers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1589681624-36969-1-git-send-email-keni@hers.com>

From: Kenneth Lorber <keni@his.com>

The Hacking Git section of the user manual is the logical place to look
for information on extending Gut, so add a short section of links to
places where that information actually lives.

Signed-off-by: Kenneth Lorber <keni@his.com>
---
 Documentation/user-manual.txt | 8 ++++++++
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/user-manual.txt b/Documentation/user-manual.txt
index 833652983f..2144246444 100644
--- a/Documentation/user-manual.txt
+++ b/Documentation/user-manual.txt
@@ -4049,6 +4049,14 @@ and that is what higher level `git merge -s resolve` is implemented with.
 This chapter covers internal details of the Git implementation which
 probably only Git developers need to understand.
 
+If you are extending Git using hooks, writing new tools, or otherwise
+looking for technical information but not hacking Git itself, the following
+documents may be what you are really looking for:
+
+* hooks: linkgit:githooks[5]
+* attributes: linkgit:gitattributes[5]
+* new tools: linkgit:git-sh-setup[1]
+
 [[object-details]]
 === Object storage format
 
-- 
2.17.1


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Thread overview: 42+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-17  2:13 [RFC PATCH 0/6] various documentation bits Kenneth Lorber
2020-05-17  2:13 ` [RFC PATCH 1/6] Tell the glossary about core.hooksPath Kenneth Lorber
2020-05-17 18:33   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-05-18 22:06     ` Kenneth Lorber
2020-05-17  2:13 ` Kenneth Lorber [this message]
2020-05-17 18:34   ` [RFC PATCH 2/6] Add bit on extending git to Hacking Git Junio C Hamano
2020-05-18 22:10     ` Kenneth Lorber
2020-05-17  2:13 ` [RFC PATCH 3/6] Add namespace collision avoidance guidelines file Kenneth Lorber
2020-05-17  9:45   ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-05-18 15:51     ` Kenneth Lorber
2020-05-17 15:31   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-05-18 21:46     ` Kenneth Lorber
2020-05-17  2:13 ` [RFC PATCH 4/6] Include NAMESPACE COLLISIONS doc into gitrepository-layout.txt Kenneth Lorber
2020-05-18  0:26   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-05-18 23:54     ` Kenneth Lorber
2020-05-17  2:13 ` [RFC PATCH 5/6] Tell config.txt about NAMESPACE COLLISIONS Kenneth Lorber
2020-05-18  0:32   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-05-17  2:13 ` [RFC PATCH 6/6] Add NAMESPACE COLLISIONS reference to Hacking Git Kenneth Lorber
2020-05-17  7:42 ` [RFC PATCH 0/6] various documentation bits Abhishek Kumar
2020-05-17 18:39   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-05-18 23:44     ` Kenneth Lorber
2020-05-18 15:45   ` Kenneth Lorber
2020-05-25 23:27 ` [RFC PATCH v2 " Kenneth Lorber
2020-05-25 23:27   ` [RFC PATCH v2 1/6] doc: Tell the glossary about core.hooksPath Kenneth Lorber
2020-05-26 18:59     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-05-27 16:52       ` Kenneth Lorber
2020-05-27 17:18         ` Kenneth Lorber
2020-05-27 17:18         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-05-25 23:27   ` [RFC PATCH v2 2/6] doc: Add bit on extending git to Hacking Git Kenneth Lorber
2020-05-25 23:27   ` [RFC PATCH v2 3/6] doc: Add namespace collision guidelines file Kenneth Lorber
2020-05-28 18:49     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-05-28 19:29       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-05-29  1:20         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-05-29 18:08           ` Junio C Hamano
2020-06-01 23:55         ` Kenneth Lorber
2020-06-01 18:38       ` Kenneth Lorber
2020-05-25 23:27   ` [RFC PATCH v2 4/6] doc: Add collision doc to gitrepository-layout.txt Kenneth Lorber
2020-05-25 23:27   ` [RFC PATCH v2 5/6] doc: Tell config.txt about namespace collisions Kenneth Lorber
2020-05-25 23:27   ` [RFC PATCH v2 6/6] doc: Add collision reference to Hacking Git Kenneth Lorber
2020-05-31 21:37   ` [RFC PATCH 0/2] update glossary hooks entry Kenneth Lorber
2020-05-31 21:37     ` [RFC PATCH 1/2] doc: Tell the glossary about core.hooksPath Kenneth Lorber
2020-05-31 21:37     ` [RFC PATCH 2/2] doc: remove dated info and refs to sample hooks Kenneth Lorber

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