git-var man page
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 <email@example.com> 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 usually vi.
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 less).
git-commit-tree(1) git-tag(1) git-config(1)
Part of the git(1) suite
git(1), git-commit(1), git-config(1), git-replace(1), git-send-email(1).