Git Config file location

Currently my git config file is located on a network drive, so if I don't have network access, I cannot use sourcetree to make edits on my local repositories. Can someone please tell me how I can change the location the git config file is located at? I don't want to change my HOME environment variable, as other applications are using this. Thank you for your help.

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Try reading the part of the manual for git-config which deals with config file locations. I believe the best bet in your case is to go with


or you can manually select the file location using "--file <file_path>" parameter.

In case none of the above are suitable for you, just set the GIT_CONFIG environment variable (the paragraph just below the FILES in that same manual).

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