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authorJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2012-02-28 22:55:39 (GMT)
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fsck: --no-dangling omits "dangling object" information
The default output from "fsck" is often overwhelmed by informational message on dangling objects, especially if you do not repack often, and a real error can easily be buried. Add "--no-dangling" option to omit them, and update the user manual to demonstrate its use. Based on a patch by Clemens Buchacher, but reverted the part to change the default to --no-dangling, which is unsuitable for the first patch. The usual three-step procedure to break the backward compatibility over time needs to happen on top of this, if we were to go in that direction. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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@@ -34,7 +34,7 @@ OPTIONS
Especially useful when packing a repository that is used
for private development. Use
with '-d'. This will clean up the objects that `git prune`
- leaves behind, but `git fsck --full` shows as
+ leaves behind, but `git fsck --full --dangling` shows as
dangling.
+
Note that users fetching over dumb protocols will have to fetch the