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1 git-write-blob(1)
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3 v0.1, May 2005
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5 NAME
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7 git-write-blob - Creates a blob from a file
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10 SYNOPSIS
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12 'git-write-blob' <any-file-on-the-filesystem>
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14 DESCRIPTION
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16 Writes the contents of the named file (which can be outside of the work
17 tree) as a blob into the object database, and reports its object ID to its
18 standard output. This is used by "git-merge-one-file-script" to update the
19 cache without modifying files in the work tree.
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22 Author
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24 Written by Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
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26 Documentation
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28 Documentation by David Greaves, Junio C Hamano and the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.
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30 GIT
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32 Part of the link:git.html[git] suite
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