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t/README: Add a note about running commands under valgrind

The test suite runs valgrind with certain options activated. Add a
note saying how to run commands under the same conditions as the test
suite does.

Signed-off-by: Carlos Martín Nieto <>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>

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 	not see any output, this option implies --verbose.  For
 	convenience, it also implies --tee.
+	Note that valgrind is run with the option --leak-check=no,
+	as the git process is short-lived and some errors are not
+	interesting. In order to run a single command under the same
+	conditions manually, you should set GIT_VALGRIND to point to
+	the 't/valgrind/' directory and use the commands under
+	't/valgrind/bin/'.
 	In addition to printing the test output to the terminal,
 	write it to files named 't/test-results/$TEST_NAME.out'.