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authorŠtěpán Němec <>2009-11-10 18:11:51 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2009-11-10 18:38:13 (GMT)
commit466d1f151a8a0bfde63f0fa5aba91bb8e0efe946 (patch)
treece87eaa33784491c3387be111b2056073ddc85c3 /Documentation/git-update-index.txt
parentbb471bf74fdff4e6e93e39677e9dab36e716b6f1 (diff)
git-update-index.txt: Document the --really-refresh option.
Add the description next to --assume-unchanged because this option is only useful in a special case of using that option. Signed-off-by: Štěpán Němec <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-update-index.txt b/Documentation/git-update-index.txt
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@@ -99,6 +99,10 @@ in the index e.g. when merging in a commit;
thus, in case the assumed-untracked file is changed upstream,
you will need to handle the situation manually.
+ Like '--refresh', but checks stat information unconditionally,
+ without regard to the "assume unchanged" setting.
Runs 'git-update-index' itself on the paths whose index
@@ -308,7 +312,7 @@ Configuration
The command honors `core.filemode` configuration variable. If
-your repository is on an filesystem whose executable bits are
+your repository is on a filesystem whose executable bits are
unreliable, this should be set to 'false' (see linkgit:git-config[1]).
This causes the command to ignore differences in file modes recorded
in the index and the file mode on the filesystem if they differ only on