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authorJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2013-04-12 18:48:38 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2013-04-12 18:48:38 (GMT)
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Merge branch 'maint-1.8.1' into maint
* maint-1.8.1: fast-export: fix argument name in error messages Documentation: distinguish between ref and offset deltas in pack-format
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@@ -26,7 +26,9 @@ Git pack format
(deltified representation)
n-byte type and length (3-bit type, (n-1)*7+4-bit length)
- 20-byte base object name
+ 20-byte base object name if OBJ_REF_DELTA or a negative relative
+ offset from the delta object's position in the pack if this
+ is an OBJ_OFS_DELTA object
compressed delta data
Observation: length of each object is encoded in a variable