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authorJunio C Hamano <>2010-10-22 00:16:04 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2010-10-22 00:16:10 (GMT)
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@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ git-repack - Pack unpacked objects in a repository
-'git repack' [-a] [-A] [-d] [-f] [-F] [-l] [-n] [-q] [--window=N] [--depth=N]
+'git repack' [-a] [-A] [-d] [-f] [-F] [-l] [-n] [-q] [--window=<n>] [--depth=<n>]
@@ -80,8 +80,8 @@ other objects in that pack they already have locally.
this repository (or a direct copy of it)
over HTTP or FTP. See linkgit:git-update-server-info[1].
These two options affect how the objects contained in the pack are
stored using delta compression. The objects are first internally
sorted by type, size and optionally names and compared against the
@@ -91,10 +91,10 @@ other objects in that pack they already have locally.
to be applied that many times to get to the necessary object.
The default value for --window is 10 and --depth is 50.
This option provides an additional limit on top of `--window`;
the window size will dynamically scale down so as to not take
- up more than N bytes in memory. This is useful in
+ up more than '<n>' bytes in memory. This is useful in
repositories with a mix of large and small objects to not run
out of memory with a large window, but still be able to take
advantage of the large window for the smaller objects. The
@@ -102,7 +102,7 @@ other objects in that pack they already have locally.
`--window-memory=0` makes memory usage unlimited, which is the
Maximum size of each output pack file. The size can be suffixed with
"k", "m", or "g". The minimum size allowed is limited to 1 MiB.
If specified, multiple packfiles may be created.