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git-multi-pack-index - Write and verify multi-pack-indexes

git multi-pack-index [--object-dir=<dir>] <verb>

Write or verify a multi-pack-index (MIDX) file.

--object-dir=<dir>
Use given directory for the location of Git objects. We check <dir>/packs/multi-pack-index for the current MIDX file, and <dir>/packs for the pack-files to index.

write

When given as the verb, write a new MIDX file to <dir>/packs/multi-pack-index.

verify

When given as the verb, verify the contents of the MIDX file at <dir>/packs/multi-pack-index.

•Write a MIDX file for the packfiles in the current .git folder.

$ git multi-pack-index write

•Write a MIDX file for the packfiles in an alternate object store.

$ git multi-pack-index --object-dir <alt> write

•Verify the MIDX file for the packfiles in the current .git folder.

$ git multi-pack-index verify

See The Multi-Pack-Index Design Document[1] and The Multi-Pack-Index Format[2] for more information on the multi-pack-index feature.

Part of the git(1) suite

1.
The Multi-Pack-Index Design Document
file:///usr/share/doc/git-doc/technical/multi-pack-index.html
2.
The Multi-Pack-Index Format
file:///usr/share/doc/git-doc/technical/pack-format.html
02/24/2019 Git 2.21.0