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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.
Currently the command updates the following files. Please see gitrepository-layout[repository-layout] for description of what they are for:
When you remove an existing ref, the command fails to update
info/refs file unless
--force flag is given.
Written by Junio C Hamano <email@example.com>
Part of the git suite