[v2,2/3] documentation: mention --no-use-mailmap and log.mailmap false setting
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Message ID 20190712230204.16749-3-ariadne@dereferenced.org
State New
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  • document deprecation of log.mailmap=false default
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Ariadne Conill July 12, 2019, 11:02 p.m. UTC
The log.mailmap setting may be explicitly set to false, which disables
the mailmap feature implicity. In practice, doing so is equivalent to
always using the previously undocumented --no-use-mailmap option on the
command line.

Accordingly, we document both the existence of --no-use-mailmap as
well as briefly discuss the equivalence of it to log.mailmap=False.

Signed-off-by: Ariadne Conill <ariadne@dereferenced.org>
 Documentation/config/log.txt | 3 ++-
 Documentation/git-log.txt    | 2 +-
 2 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/Documentation/config/log.txt b/Documentation/config/log.txt
index 78d9e4453a..7798e10cb0 100644
--- a/Documentation/config/log.txt
+++ b/Documentation/config/log.txt
@@ -40,4 +40,5 @@  log.showSignature::
 	If true, makes linkgit:git-log[1], linkgit:git-show[1], and
-	linkgit:git-whatchanged[1] assume `--use-mailmap`.
+	linkgit:git-whatchanged[1] assume `--use-mailmap`, otherwise
+	assume `--no-use-mailmap`. False by default.
diff --git a/Documentation/git-log.txt b/Documentation/git-log.txt
index b02e922dc3..b406bc4c48 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-log.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-log.txt
@@ -49,7 +49,7 @@  OPTIONS
 	Print out the ref name given on the command line by which each
 	commit was reached.
 	Use mailmap file to map author and committer names and email
 	addresses to canonical real names and email addresses. See