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git-update-server-info(1)
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NAME
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git-update-server-info - Update auxiliary info file to help dumb servers


SYNOPSIS
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[verse]
'git update-server-info' [--force]

DESCRIPTION
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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
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-f::
--force::
	Update the info files from scratch.


OUTPUT
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Currently the command updates the following files.  Please see
linkgit:gitrepository-layout[5] for description of
what they are for:

* objects/info/packs

* info/refs

GIT
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Part of the linkgit:git[1] suite