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@@ -71,12 +71,16 @@ core.preferSymlinkRefs::
expect HEAD to be a symbolic link.
core.logAllRefUpdates::
- If true, `git-update-ref` will append a line to
- "$GIT_DIR/logs/<ref>" listing the new SHA1 and the date/time
- of the update. If the file does not exist it will be
- created automatically. This information can be used to
- determine what commit was the tip of a branch "2 days ago".
- This value is false by default (no logging).
+ Updates to a ref <ref> is logged to the file
+ "$GIT_DIR/logs/<ref>", by appending the new and old
+ SHA1, the date/time and the reason of the update, but
+ only when the file exists. If this configuration
+ variable is set to true, missing "$GIT_DIR/logs/<ref>"
+ file is automatically created for branch heads.
+
+ This information can be used to determine what commit
+ was the tip of a branch "2 days ago". This value is
+ false by default (no automated creation of log files).
core.repositoryFormatVersion::
Internal variable identifying the repository format and layout