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NAMEgit-update-server-info - Update auxiliary info file to help dumb servers
DESCRIPTIONA 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.
- Update the info files from scratch.
OUTPUTCurrently the command updates the following files. Please see repository-layout for description of what they are for:
BUGSWhen you remove an existing ref, the command fails to update info/refs file unless --force flag is given.
AUTHORWritten by Junio C Hamano <firstname.lastname@example.org>
DOCUMENTATIONDocumentation by Junio C Hamano.
GITPart of the git(7) suite