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Topics ▾ Version 1.6.3 ▾ git-update-server-info last updated in 1.7.6.1

SYNOPSIS

git update-server-info [--force]

DESCRIPTION

A dumb server that does not do on-the-fly pack generations must have some auxiliary information files in $GIT_DIR/info and $GIT_OBJECT_DIRECTORY/info directories to help clients discover what references and packs the server has. This command generates such auxiliary files.

OPTIONS

-f
--force

Update the info files from scratch.

OUTPUT

Currently the command updates the following files. Please see gitrepository-layout(5) for description of what they are for:

  • objects/info/packs

  • info/refs

Author

Written by Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>

Documentation

Documentation by Junio C Hamano.

GIT

Part of the git(1) suite