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GIT-UPDATE-SERVER() GIT-UPDATE-SERVER()

NAME

git-update-server-info - Update auxiliary info file to help dumb servers

SYNOPSIS

git update-server-info [--force]
 

DESCRIPTION

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.

OPTIONS

-f, --force
Update the info files from scratch.

OUTPUT

Currently the command updates the following files. Please see gitrepository-layout(5) for description of what they are for:
 
•objects/info/packs
 
•info/refs

GIT

Part of the git(1) suite