Anonymous committed 78cb59c

Document the config variable format.suffix

Signed-off-by: Johannes Schindelin <>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>

  • Participants
  • Parent commits 7d79c86

Comments (0)

Files changed (1)

File Documentation/config.txt

 	Additional email headers to include in a patch to be submitted
 	by mail.  See gitlink:git-format-patch[1].
+	The default for format-patch is to output files with the suffix
+	`.patch`. Use this variable to change that suffix (make sure to
+	include the dot if you want it).
 	`git gc` does not run `git pack-refs` in a bare repository by
 	default so that older dumb-transport clients can still fetch