Documentation: HTTP needs update-server-info.
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1git-update-server-info(1)
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4NAME
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6git-update-server-info - Update auxiliary info file to help dumb servers
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9SYNOPSIS
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11'git-update-server-info' [--force]
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13DESCRIPTION
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80248b2e 15A dumb server that does not do on-the-fly pack generations must
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16have some auxiliary information files in $GIT_DIR/info and
17$GIT_OBJECT_DIRECTORY/info directories to help clients discover
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18what references and packs the server has. This command
19generates such auxiliary files.
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22OPTIONS
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24
03f6c23c 25-f|--force::
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26 Update the info files from scratch.
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29OUTPUT
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32Currently the command updates the following files. Please see
33link:repository-layout.html[repository-layout] for description
34of what they are for:
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36* objects/info/packs
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38* info/refs
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41BUGS
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43When you remove an existing ref, the command fails to update
44info/refs file unless `--force` flag is given.
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47Author
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49Written by Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
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51Documentation
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53Documentation by Junio C Hamano.
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55GIT
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a7154e91 57Part of the gitlink:git[7] suite
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