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authorJunio C Hamano <>2013-03-19 19:15:14 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2013-03-19 19:15:14 (GMT)
commit865e99b5fde9a9128b34b6f3805f726c7a3b1b13 (patch)
treef35be308ff031c12ae41387a4bd6e6773678a96d /Documentation/technical/index-format.txt
parentf944ec9aa53d22fb1d2f4e0b2974eb90c0cf3a15 (diff)
parent647d87947f8248df5608f621ece8b1dc875fa859 (diff)
Merge branch 'nd/doc-index-format'
Update the index format documentation to mention the v4 format. * nd/doc-index-format: update-index: list supported idx versions and their features read-cache.c: use INDEX_FORMAT_{LB,UB} in verify_hdr() index-format.txt: mention of v4 is missing in some places
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diff --git a/Documentation/technical/index-format.txt b/Documentation/technical/index-format.txt
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+++ b/Documentation/technical/index-format.txt
@@ -12,7 +12,7 @@ Git index format
The signature is { 'D', 'I', 'R', 'C' } (stands for "dircache")
4-byte version number:
- The current supported versions are 2 and 3.
+ The current supported versions are 2, 3 and 4.
32-bit number of index entries.
@@ -93,8 +93,8 @@ Git index format
12-bit name length if the length is less than 0xFFF; otherwise 0xFFF
is stored in this field.
- (Version 3) A 16-bit field, only applicable if the "extended flag"
- above is 1, split into (high to low bits).
+ (Version 3 or later) A 16-bit field, only applicable if the
+ "extended flag" above is 1, split into (high to low bits).
1-bit reserved for future