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authorThomas Rast <trast@student.ethz.ch>2010-01-09 23:33:00 (GMT)
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Documentation: spell 'git cmd' without dash throughout
The documentation was quite inconsistent when spelling 'git cmd' if it only refers to the program, not to some specific invocation syntax: both 'git-cmd' and 'git cmd' spellings exist. The current trend goes towards dashless forms, and there is precedent in 647ac70 (git-svn.txt: stop using dash-form of commands., 2009-07-07) to actively eliminate the dashed variants. Replace 'git-cmd' with 'git cmd' throughout, except where git-shell, git-cvsserver, git-upload-pack, git-receive-pack, and git-upload-archive are concerned, because those really live in the $PATH.
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@@ -15,13 +15,13 @@ DESCRIPTION
Runs a number of housekeeping tasks within the current repository,
such as compressing file revisions (to reduce disk space and increase
performance) and removing unreachable objects which may have been
-created from prior invocations of 'git-add'.
+created from prior invocations of 'git add'.
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
+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:
@@ -33,15 +33,15 @@ OPTIONS
-------
--aggressive::
- Usually 'git-gc' runs very quickly while providing good disk
+ Usually 'git gc' runs very quickly while providing good disk
space utilization and performance. This option will cause
- 'git-gc' to more aggressively optimize the repository at the expense
+ 'git gc' to more aggressively optimize the repository at the expense
of taking much more time. The effects of this optimization are
persistent, so this option only needs to be used occasionally; every
few hundred changesets or so.
--auto::
- With this option, 'git-gc' checks whether any housekeeping is
+ With this option, 'git gc' checks whether any housekeeping is
required; if not, it exits without performing any work.
Some git commands run `git gc --auto` after performing
operations that could create many loose objects.
@@ -50,13 +50,13 @@ Housekeeping is required if there are too many loose objects or
too many packs in the repository. If the number of loose objects
exceeds the value of the `gc.auto` configuration variable, then
all loose objects are combined into a single pack using
-`git-repack -d -l`. Setting the value of `gc.auto` to 0
+`git repack -d -l`. Setting the value of `gc.auto` to 0
disables automatic packing of loose objects.
+
If the number of packs exceeds the value of `gc.autopacklimit`,
then existing packs (except those marked with a `.keep` file)
are consolidated into a single pack by using the `-A` option of
-'git-repack'. Setting `gc.autopacklimit` to 0 disables
+'git repack'. Setting `gc.autopacklimit` to 0 disables
automatic consolidation of packs.
--prune=<date>::
@@ -97,7 +97,7 @@ how long records of conflicted merge you have not resolved are
kept. This defaults to 15 days.
The optional configuration variable 'gc.packrefs' determines if
-'git-gc' runs 'git-pack-refs'. This can be set to "nobare" to enable
+'git gc' runs 'git pack-refs'. This can be set to "nobare" to enable
it within all non-bare repos or it can be set to a boolean value.
This defaults to true.
@@ -116,10 +116,10 @@ default is "2 weeks ago".
Notes
-----
-'git-gc' tries very hard to be safe about the garbage it collects. In
+'git gc' tries very hard to be safe about the garbage it collects. In
particular, it will keep not only objects referenced by your current set
of branches and tags, but also objects referenced by the index, remote
-tracking branches, refs saved by 'git-filter-branch' in
+tracking branches, refs saved by 'git filter-branch' in
refs/original/, or reflogs (which may reference commits in branches
that were later amended or rewound).