Crispín Klander Crispín Klander - 2 months ago 6
Git Question

Error when attempting to modify Git config file in Windows

I am trying to modify the Git config file in Windows

git config --global user.name myname


but I get this error:


error: could not lock config file (null)/(null)/.gitconfig: No such file or directory

Answer

Ensure your Environment Variables are correctly setup.

right-click on My Computer => Properties => Advanced => Environment Variables => System Variables

Find HOME variable and set it to %USERPROFILE%