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Documentation/config: describe status.submodulesummary

ac8d5af (builtin-status: submodule summary support, 2008-04-12)
intoduced this variable and described it in git-status[1].

Include this description in git-config[1], as well.

Signed-off-by: Michael J Gruber <>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>

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File Documentation/config.txt

 This variable can be overridden with the -u|--untracked-files option
 of linkgit:git-status[1] and linkgit:git-commit[1].
+	Defaults to false.
+	If this is set to a non zero number or true (identical to -1 or an
+	unlimited number), the submodule summary will be enabled and a
+	summary of commits for modified submodules will be shown (see
+	--summary-limit option of linkgit:git-submodule[1]).
 	This variable can be used to restrict the permission bits of
 	tar archive entries.  The default is 0002, which turns off the