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authorJunio C Hamano <>2007-05-20 09:18:43 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2007-05-20 09:18:43 (GMT)
commitcc93020f5213b589ff1e512185c47d8c38a4b994 (patch)
tree8579bcd4fb9b969cfebb835c1ddabcff0b388d67 /Documentation/git-pack-objects.txt
parenta0f5b7f0170629107a4aa37a6485cf1263d2b802 (diff)
parent726f852b0ed7e03e88c419a9996c3815911c9db1 (diff)
Merge branch 'np/pack'
* np/pack: deprecate the new loose object header format make "repack -f" imply "pack-objects --no-reuse-object" allow for undeltified objects not to be reused
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@@ -127,6 +127,13 @@ base-name::
This flag tells the command not to reuse existing deltas
but compute them from scratch.
+ This flag tells the command not to reuse existing object data at all,
+ including non deltified object, forcing recompression of everything.
+ This implies --no-reuse-delta. Useful only in the obscur case where
+ wholesale enforcement of a different compression level on the
+ packed data is desired.
A packed archive can express base object of a delta as
either 20-byte object name or as an offset in the