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authorNicolas Pitre <>2007-01-12 21:01:46 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2007-01-12 21:36:16 (GMT)
commit5c94f87e6b17cab5d3b87998d6c907745cb6f5a4 (patch)
tree814570782529656b1f5869525feadcc17996de9d /Documentation
parent120b0dfbed148461c4e1349d12a1b7913545260e (diff)
use 'init' instead of 'init-db' for shipped docs and tools
While 'init-db' still is and probably will always remain a valid git command for obvious backward compatibility reasons, it would be a good idea to move shipped tools and docs to using 'init' instead. Signed-off-by: Nicolas Pitre <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
10 files changed, 16 insertions, 19 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/config.txt b/Documentation/config.txt
index b4aae0d..f7dba89 100644
--- a/Documentation/config.txt
+++ b/Documentation/config.txt
@@ -100,7 +100,7 @@ core.sharedRepository::
group-writable). When 'all' (or 'world' or 'everybody'), the
repository will be readable by all users, additionally to being
group-shareable. When 'umask' (or 'false'), git will use permissions
- reported by umask(2). See gitlink:git-init-db[1]. False by default.
+ reported by umask(2). See gitlink:git-init[1]. False by default.
If true, git will warn you if the ref name you passed it is ambiguous
diff --git a/Documentation/core-tutorial.txt b/Documentation/core-tutorial.txt
index 5ea6117..0cd33fb 100644
--- a/Documentation/core-tutorial.txt
+++ b/Documentation/core-tutorial.txt
@@ -46,12 +46,12 @@ to import into git.
For our first example, we're going to start a totally new repository from
scratch, with no pre-existing files, and we'll call it `git-tutorial`.
To start up, create a subdirectory for it, change into that
-subdirectory, and initialize the git infrastructure with `git-init-db`:
+subdirectory, and initialize the git infrastructure with `git-init`:
$ mkdir git-tutorial
$ cd git-tutorial
-$ git-init-db
+$ git-init
to which git will reply
@@ -1371,11 +1371,11 @@ $ mkdir my-git.git
Then, make that directory into a git repository by running
-`git init-db`, but this time, since its name is not the usual
+`git init`, but this time, since its name is not the usual
`.git`, we do things slightly differently:
-$ GIT_DIR=my-git.git git-init-db
+$ GIT_DIR=my-git.git git-init
Make sure this directory is available for others you want your
@@ -1511,7 +1511,7 @@ A recommended workflow for a "project lead" goes like this:
If other people are pulling from your repository over dumb
transport protocols (HTTP), you need to keep this repository
-'dumb transport friendly'. After `git init-db`,
+'dumb transport friendly'. After `git init`,
`$GIT_DIR/hooks/post-update` copied from the standard templates
would contain a call to `git-update-server-info` but the
`post-update` hook itself is disabled by default -- enable it
diff --git a/Documentation/cvs-migration.txt b/Documentation/cvs-migration.txt
index 8e09bea..775bf42 100644
--- a/Documentation/cvs-migration.txt
+++ b/Documentation/cvs-migration.txt
@@ -80,7 +80,7 @@ it:
$ mkdir /pub/my-repo.git
$ cd /pub/my-repo.git
-$ git --bare init-db --shared
+$ git --bare init --shared
$ git --bare fetch /home/alice/myproject master:master
diff --git a/Documentation/git-init.txt b/Documentation/git-init.txt
index e1fd688..596b567 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-init.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-init.txt
@@ -79,9 +79,7 @@ was primarily meant to initialize the object database, but over
time it has become responsible for setting up the other aspects
of the repository, such as installing the default hooks and
setting the configuration variables. The old name is retained
-because people are so used to it and many existing documents
-refer to it that way, and this will not change for some time to
+for backward compatibility reasons.
diff --git a/Documentation/git-p4import.txt b/Documentation/git-p4import.txt
index ee9e8fa..6edb9f1 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-p4import.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-p4import.txt
@@ -93,7 +93,7 @@ perforce branch into a branch named "jammy", like so:
$ mkdir -p /home/sean/import/jam
$ cd /home/sean/import/jam
-$ git init-db
+$ git init
$ git p4import //public/jam jammy
diff --git a/Documentation/git-svn.txt b/Documentation/git-svn.txt
index 1b01313..9ed7211 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-svn.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-svn.txt
@@ -171,7 +171,7 @@ OPTIONS
Only used with the 'init' command.
- These are passed directly to gitlink:git-init-db[1].
+ These are passed directly to gitlink:git-init[1].
-r <ARG>::
--revision <ARG>::
@@ -367,7 +367,7 @@ Basic Examples
Tracking and contributing to a the trunk of a Subversion-managed project:
-# Initialize a repo (like git init-db):
+# Initialize a repo (like git init):
git-svn init
# Fetch remote revisions:
git-svn fetch
@@ -388,7 +388,7 @@ See also:
'<<tracking-multiple-repos,Tracking Multiple Repositories or Branches>>'
-# Initialize a repo (like git init-db):
+# Initialize a repo (like git init):
git-svn multi-init \
-T trunk -b branches -t tags
# Fetch remote revisions:
diff --git a/Documentation/git.txt b/Documentation/git.txt
index 5662cdc..f89d745 100644
--- a/Documentation/git.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git.txt
@@ -354,8 +354,7 @@ gitlink:git-index-pack[1]::
Build pack idx file for an existing packed archive.
- Creates an empty git object database, or reinitialize an
+ Creates an empty git repository, or reinitialize an
existing one.
diff --git a/Documentation/hooks.txt b/Documentation/hooks.txt
index 161123f..e3b76f9 100644
--- a/Documentation/hooks.txt
+++ b/Documentation/hooks.txt
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@ Hooks used by git
Hooks are little scripts you can place in `$GIT_DIR/hooks`
directory to trigger action at certain points. When
-`git-init-db` is run, a handful example hooks are copied in the
+`git-init` is run, a handful example hooks are copied in the
`hooks` directory of the new repository, but by default they are
all disabled. To enable a hook, make it executable with `chmod +x`.
diff --git a/Documentation/howto/setup-git-server-over-http.txt b/Documentation/howto/setup-git-server-over-http.txt
index ba19156..a202f3a 100644
--- a/Documentation/howto/setup-git-server-over-http.txt
+++ b/Documentation/howto/setup-git-server-over-http.txt
@@ -70,7 +70,7 @@ DocumentRoot /where/ever/httpd.conf" to find your root:
Initialize a bare repository
$ cd my-new-repo.git
- $ git --bare init-db
+ $ git --bare init
Change the ownership to your web-server's credentials. Use "grep ^User
diff --git a/Documentation/repository-layout.txt b/Documentation/repository-layout.txt
index e20fb7e..0fdd366 100644
--- a/Documentation/repository-layout.txt
+++ b/Documentation/repository-layout.txt
@@ -102,7 +102,7 @@ branches::
Hooks are customization scripts used by various git
commands. A handful of sample hooks are installed when
- `git init-db` is run, but all of them are disabled by
+ `git init` is run, but all of them are disabled by
default. To enable, they need to be made executable.
Read link:hooks.html[hooks] for more details about
each hook.