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-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-update-index.txt6
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-update-index.txt b/Documentation/git-update-index.txt
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@@ -171,6 +171,12 @@ may not support it yet.
given again, all changes in $GIT_DIR/index are pushed back to
the shared index file. This mode is designed for very large
indexes that take a significant amount of time to read or write.
++
+These options take effect whatever the value of the `core.splitIndex`
+configuration variable (see linkgit:git-config[1]). But a warning is
+emitted when the change goes against the configured value, as the
+configured value will take effect next time the index is read and this
+will remove the intended effect of the option.
--untracked-cache::
--no-untracked-cache::