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Topics ▾ Version 2.1.1 ▾ git-update-server-info last updated in 2.1.1

NAME

git-update-server-info - Update auxiliary info file to help dumb servers

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

GIT

Part of the git[1] suite