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 linkgit:gitrepository-layout[5] for description of what they are for:

BUGS

When you remove an existing ref, the command fails to update info/refs file unless --force flag is given.

Author

Written by Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>

Documentation

Documentation by Junio C Hamano.

GIT

Part of the linkgit:git[1] suite