1. Stefan Saasen
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Petr Baudis  committed 4514ad4

Document git aliases support

This patch ports and modifies appropriately the git aliases documentation
from my patch, shall it rest in peace.

Signed-off-by: Petr Baudis <pasky@suse.cz>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>

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File Documentation/config.txt

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 	If true, git will warn you if the ref name you passed it is ambiguous
 	and might match multiple refs in the .git/refs/ tree. True by default.
+	Command aliases for the gitlink:git[1] command wrapper - e.g.
+	after defining "alias.last = cat-file commit HEAD", the invocation
+	"git last" is equivalent to "git cat-file commit HEAD". To avoid
+	confusion, aliases that hide existing git commands are ignored.
+	Arguments are split at whitespaces, but single or double
+	quote pair can be used to quote them.
 	Tells `git-apply` how to handle whitespaces, in the same way
 	as the '--whitespace' option. See gitlink:git-apply[1].

File Documentation/git.txt

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 "man git-commandname" for documentation of each command.  CVS users may
 also want to read link:cvs-migration.html[CVS migration].
+The COMMAND is either a name of a Git command (see below) or an alias
+as defined in the configuration file (see gitlink:git-repo-config[1]).