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2.6 VCS detection

If the VCS type is not supplied explicitly (by the vcs-type configuration setting or the --vcs-type option), the program attempts to determine it by looking at the name by which it is invoked. It is able to correctly determine the VCS type, if it is being run from the hooks subdirectory of a git or SVN repository. Otherwise, it will assume the default VCS type.

Once the VCS type is established, vcsync will scan the configuration file for named configurations (see Named configurations). In each named configuration, it will look for the vcs-type statement. If that statement is present and its value matches the determined VCS type, the settings from this configuration block will be used.

If no matching named configuration is found, the default one will be used.

Thus, a single configuration file can be used for all three supported version control systems.