GIT-VAR(1) Git Manual GIT-VAR(1)
git-var - Show a Git logical variable
git var ( -l | <variable> )
Prints a Git logical variable.
Cause the logical variables to be listed. In addition, all the
variables of the Git configuration file .git/config are listed as
well. (However, the configuration variables listing functionality
is deprecated in favor of git config -l.)
$ git var GIT_AUTHOR_IDENT
Eric W. Biederman <firstname.lastname@example.org> 1121223278 -0600
The author of a piece of code.
The person who put a piece of code into Git.
Text editor for use by Git commands. The value is meant to be
interpreted by the shell when it is used. Examples: ~/bin/vi,
$SOME_ENVIRONMENT_VARIABLE, "C:\Program Files\Vim\gvim.exe"
--nofork. The order of preference is the $GIT_EDITOR environment
variable, then core.editor configuration, then $VISUAL, then
$EDITOR, and then the default chosen at compile time, which is
Text viewer for use by Git commands (e.g., less). The value is
meant to be interpreted by the shell. The order of preference is
the $GIT_PAGER environment variable, then core.pager configuration,
then $PAGER, and then the default chosen at compile time (usually
Part of the git(1) suite
Git 2.15.0 10/30/2017 GIT-VAR(1)