Git - .git directory (GIT_DIR)


All repository files of git are stored in a directory named .git

It contains :



  • The default location is the first subdirectory of the directory repository
  • Otherwise you can set it:
    • as option via the –git-dir option of the git command line
    • or via the GIT_DIR environment variable.

Example to list the branches

git --git-dir .\subdirectory\.git branch

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