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authorJunio C Hamano <>2016-08-12 16:47:35 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2016-08-12 16:47:35 (GMT)
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tree802d06e2b518a7fa53d11a08e4f35f6e2a1d87c8 /Documentation/git-repack.txt
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Merge branch 'ms/document-pack-window-memory-is-per-thread'
* ms/document-pack-window-memory-is-per-thread: document git-repack interaction of pack.threads and pack.windowMemory
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@@ -100,8 +100,10 @@ other objects in that pack they already have locally.
out of memory with a large window, but still be able to take
advantage of the large window for the smaller objects. The
size can be suffixed with "k", "m", or "g".
- `--window-memory=0` makes memory usage unlimited, which is the
- default.
+ `--window-memory=0` makes memory usage unlimited. The default
+ is taken from the `pack.windowMemory` configuration variable.
+ Note that the actual memory usage will be the limit multiplied
+ by the number of threads used by linkgit:git-pack-objects[1].
Maximum size of each output pack file. The size can be suffixed with