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authorJunio C Hamano <>2010-05-21 11:02:18 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2010-05-21 11:02:18 (GMT)
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Merge branch 'jc/maint-no-reflog-expire-unreach-for-head'
* jc/maint-no-reflog-expire-unreach-for-head: reflog --expire-unreachable: special case entries in "HEAD" reflog more war on "sleep" in tests Document gc.<pattern>.reflogexpire variables Conflicts: Documentation/config.txt
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@@ -88,6 +88,16 @@ commits prior to the amend or rebase occurring. Since these changes
are not part of the current project most users will want to expire
them sooner. This option defaults to '30 days'.
+The above two configuration variables can be given to a pattern. For
+example, this sets non-default expiry values only to remote tracking
+[gc "refs/remotes/*"]
+ reflogExpire = never
+ reflogexpireUnreachable = 3 days
The optional configuration variable 'gc.rerereresolved' indicates
how long records of conflicted merge you resolved earlier are
kept. This defaults to 60 days.