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authorJunio C Hamano <>2010-04-14 20:12:34 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2010-04-14 20:14:27 (GMT)
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Document gc.<pattern>.reflogexpire variables
3cb22b8 (Per-ref reflog expiry configuration, 2008-06-15) added support for setting the expiry parameters differently for different reflog, but it was never documented. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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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.