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[PATCH] Documentation: push-pull commands into a separate category.

This splits push-pull related commands into a separate
category. I think a bigger overhaul of the main index is
needed, but have not got around to it. Help is welcome.

Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>

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File Documentation/git.txt

 Commands Overview
 -----------------
 The git commands can helpfully be split into those that manipulate
-the repository, the cache and the working fileset and those that
-interrogate and compare them.
+the repository, the cache and the working fileset, those that
+interrogate and compare them, and those that moves objects and
+references between repositories.
 
 There are also some ancilliary programs that can be viewed as useful
 aids for using the core commands but which are unlikely to be used by
 touch the working file set - but in general they don't
 
 
-Ancilliary Commands
--------------------
-Manipulators:
-
-link:git-apply-patch-script.html[git-apply-patch-script]::
-	Sample script to apply the diffs from git-diff-*
-
-link:git-convert-cache.html[git-convert-cache]::
-	Converts old-style GIT repository
-
 link:git-clone-script.html[git-clone-script]::
 	Clones a repository into the current repository (user interface)
 
 	Clones a repository into the current repository (engine
 	for ssh and local transport)
 
+link:git-pull-script.html[git-pull-script]::
+	Pull from a repote repository via various protocols
+	(user interface).
+
 link:git-http-pull.html[git-http-pull]::
 	Downloads a remote GIT repository via HTTP
 
 link:git-local-pull.html[git-local-pull]::
 	Duplicates another GIT repository on a local system
 
+link:git-ssh-pull.html[git-ssh-pull]::
+	Pulls from a remote repository over ssh connection
+
+link:git-send-pack.html[git-send-pack]::
+	Pushes to a remote repository, intelligently.
+
+link:git-receive-pack.html[git-receive-pack]::
+	Invoked by 'git-send-pack' to receive what is pushed to it.
+
+link:git-clone-pack.html[git-clone-pack]::
+	Clones from a remote repository.
+
+link:git-fetch-pack.html[git-fetch-pack]::
+	Updates from a remote repository.
+
+link:git-upload-pack.html[git-upload-pack]::
+	Invoked by 'git-clone-pack' and 'git-fetch-pack' to push
+	what are asked for.
+
+
+Ancilliary Commands
+-------------------
+Manipulators:
+
+link:git-apply-patch-script.html[git-apply-patch-script]::
+	Sample script to apply the diffs from git-diff-*
+
+link:git-convert-cache.html[git-convert-cache]::
+	Converts old-style GIT repository
+
 link:git-merge-one-file-script.html[git-merge-one-file-script]::
 	The standard helper program to use with "git-merge-cache"
 
-link:git-pull-script.html[git-pull-script]::
-	Script used by Linus to pull and merge a remote repository
-
 link:git-prune-script.html[git-prune-script]::
 	Prunes all unreachable objects from the object database
 
 link:git-tag-script.html[git-tag-script]::
 	An example script to create a tag object signed with GPG
 
-link:git-ssh-pull.html[git-ssh-pull]::
-	Pulls from a remote repository over ssh connection
 
 Interogators:
 
 
  .git/	       The base (overridden with $GIT_DIR)
    objects/    The object base (overridden with $GIT_OBJECT_DIRECTORY)
-     ??/       'First 2 chars of object' directories
-
-It can interrogate (but never updates) the following areas:
+     ??/       'First 2 chars of object' directories.
+     pack/     Packed archives.
 
    refs/       Directories containing symbolic names for objects
 	       (each file contains the hex SHA1 + newline)
      heads/    Commits which are heads of various sorts
      tags/     Tags, by the tag name (or some local renaming of it)
-     snap/     ????
-   ...         Everything else isn't shared
-   HEAD        Symlink to refs/heads/<something>
+     */        Any other subdirectory of refs/ can be used to store
+	       files similar to what are under refs/heads/.
+   HEAD        Symlink to refs/heads/<current-branch-name>
 
 Higher level SCMs may provide and manage additional information in the
 GIT_DIR.