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From: Kenneth Lorber <keni@hers.com>
To: git@vger.kernel.org
Cc: keni@hers.com
Subject: [RFC PATCH 5/6] Tell config.txt about NAMESPACE COLLISIONS
Date: Sat, 16 May 2020 22:13:43 -0400
Message-ID: <1589681624-36969-6-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>

Add a link to the NAMESPACE COLLISIONS information where git help config
only mentioned the issue without supplying any guidance for how to do that.

Signed-off-by: Kenneth Lorber <keni@his.com>
---
 Documentation/config.txt | 4 +++-
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/config.txt b/Documentation/config.txt
index ef0768b91a..1e819c26f0 100644
--- a/Documentation/config.txt
+++ b/Documentation/config.txt
@@ -310,7 +310,9 @@ in the appropriate manual page.
 Other git-related tools may and do use their own variables.  When
 inventing new variables for use in your own tool, make sure their
 names do not conflict with those that are used by Git itself and
-other popular tools, and describe them in your documentation.
+other popular tools, and describe them in your documentation.  See
+'NAMESPACE COLLISIONS' in linkgit:gitrepository-layout[5] for guidelines
+to prevent such conflicts.
 
 include::config/advice.txt[]
 
-- 
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 ` [RFC PATCH 2/6] Add bit on extending git to Hacking Git Kenneth Lorber
2020-05-17 18:34   ` 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 ` Kenneth Lorber [this message]
2020-05-18  0:32   ` [RFC PATCH 5/6] Tell config.txt about NAMESPACE COLLISIONS 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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