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authorNguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy <>2015-03-24 00:28:33 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2015-03-24 15:06:00 (GMT)
commit70320541ec8727fe57d0bb29a196edef71cae840 (patch)
tree7d3cd8bb9adff523cec5d9235b50707a26a74f4d /Documentation
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git.txt: list index versions in plain English
At the first look, a user may think the default version is "23". Even with UNIX background, there's no reference anywhere close that may indicate this is glob or regex. Signed-off-by: Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -739,7 +739,8 @@ Git so take care if using Cogito etc.
This environment variable allows the specification of an index
version for new repositories. It won't affect existing index
- files. By default index file version [23] is used.
+ files. By default index file version 2 or 3 is used. See
+ linkgit:git-update-index[1] for more information.
If the object storage directory is specified via this