git-update-server-info man page

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

Referenced By

git(1), git-repack(1).