GITHUB_TOKEN (in order of precedence): an authentication token for github.com
API requests. Setting this avoids being prompted to authenticate and takes precedence over
previously stored credentials.
GITHUB_ENTERPRISE_TOKEN (in order of precedence): an authentication
token for API requests to GitHub Enterprise. When setting this, also set
GH_HOST: specify the GitHub hostname for commands that would otherwise assume the
"github.com" host when not in a context of an existing repository. When setting this,
GH_REPO: specify the GitHub repository in the
[HOST/]OWNER/REPO format for commands
that otherwise operate on a local repository.
EDITOR (in order of precedence): the editor tool to use
for authoring text.
BROWSER (in order of precedence): the web browser to use for opening links.
GH_DEBUG: set to a truthy value to enable verbose output on standard error. Set to
to additionally log details of HTTP traffic.
DEBUG (deprecated): set to
yes to enable verbose output on standard
PAGER (in order of precedence): a terminal paging program to send standard output
GLAMOUR_STYLE: the style to use for rendering Markdown. See
NO_COLOR: set to any value to avoid printing ANSI escape sequences for color output.
CLICOLOR: set to
0 to disable printing ANSI colors in output.
CLICOLOR_FORCE: set to a value other than
0 to keep ANSI colors in output
even when the output is piped.
GH_FORCE_TTY: set to any value to force terminal-style output even when the output is
redirected. When the value is a number, it is interpreted as the number of columns
available in the viewport. When the value is a percentage, it will be applied against
the number of columns available in the current viewport.
GH_NO_UPDATE_NOTIFIER: set to any value to disable update notifications. By default, gh
checks for new releases once every 24 hours and displays an upgrade notice on standard
error if a newer version was found.
GH_CONFIG_DIR: the directory where gh will store configuration files. If not specified,
the default value will be one of the following paths (in order of precedence):
$AppData/GitHub CLI(on Windows if
$AppDatais set), or
GH_PROMPT_DISABLED: set to any value to disable interactive prompting in the terminal.
GH_PATH: set the path to the gh executable, useful for when gh can not properly determine
its own path such as in the cygwin terminal.