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1git-multi-pack-index(1)
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4NAME
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6git-multi-pack-index - Write and verify multi-pack-indexes
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9SYNOPSIS
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11[verse]
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14DESCRIPTION
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16Write or verify a multi-pack-index (MIDX) file.
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18OPTIONS
19-------
20
21--object-dir=<dir>::
22 Use given directory for the location of Git objects. We check
23 `<dir>/packs/multi-pack-index` for the current MIDX file, and
24 `<dir>/packs` for the pack-files to index.
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26write::
27 When given as the verb, write a new MIDX file to
28 `<dir>/packs/multi-pack-index`.
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30verify::
31 When given as the verb, verify the contents of the MIDX file
32 at `<dir>/packs/multi-pack-index`.
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35EXAMPLES
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37
38* Write a MIDX file for the packfiles in the current .git folder.
39+
40-----------------------------------------------
41$ git multi-pack-index write
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43
44* Write a MIDX file for the packfiles in an alternate object store.
45+
46-----------------------------------------------
47$ git multi-pack-index --object-dir <alt> write
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50* Verify the MIDX file for the packfiles in the current .git folder.
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53$ git multi-pack-index verify
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57SEE ALSO
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59See link:technical/multi-pack-index.html[The Multi-Pack-Index Design
60Document] and link:technical/pack-format.html[The Multi-Pack-Index
61Format] for more information on the multi-pack-index feature.
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63
64GIT
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66Part of the linkgit:git[1] suite