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1 git-mkdelta(1)
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3 May 2005
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5 NAME
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7 git-mkdelta - Creates a delta object
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10 SYNOPSIS
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12 'git-mkdelta' [-v] [-d N | --max-depth=N ] <reference_object> <target_object> [ <next_object> ... ]
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14 DESCRIPTION
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16 Creates a delta object to replace <reference_object> by using an
17 ordered list of potential objects to deltafy against earlier objects
18 in the list.
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20 A cap on the depth of delta references can be provided as well,
21 otherwise the default is to not have any limit. A limit of 0 will
22 also undeltafy a given object.
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25 OPTIONS
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27 -v::
28 Verbose
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30 -d|--max-depth::
31 limit the number of delta references in a chain
32 If 0 then all objects are undeltafied.
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34 Author
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36 Git is written by Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org> and the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.
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38 Documentation
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40 Documentation by David Greaves, Junio C Hamano and the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.
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42 GIT
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44 Part of the link:git.html[git] suite
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