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authorNicolas Pitre <>2008-03-19 21:06:11 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2008-03-20 00:30:53 (GMT)
commit05f304526197ac6e27ce1fe2e010eb023472b30b (patch)
tree26881e3814e1d35003bff40b074d6f53736371f5 /Documentation/git-gc.txt
parentb14d255ba8362a4debe51dc67d6b98d06fdc36aa (diff)
make it easier for people who just want to get rid of 'git gc --auto'
Give a direct hint to those who feel highly annoyed by the auto gc behavior. Signed-off-by: Nicolas Pitre <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-gc.txt b/Documentation/git-gc.txt
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+++ b/Documentation/git-gc.txt
@@ -19,8 +19,15 @@ created from prior invocations of linkgit:git-add[1].
Users are encouraged to run this task on a regular basis within
each repository to maintain good disk space utilization and good
-operating performance. Some git commands may automatically run
-`git-gc`; see the `--auto` flag below for details.
+operating performance.
+Some git commands may automatically run `git-gc`; see the `--auto` flag
+below for details. If you know what you're doing and all you want is to
+disable this behavior permanently without further considerations, just do:
+$ git config --global 0