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+gc.aggressiveDepth::
+ The depth parameter used in the delta compression
+ algorithm used by 'git gc --aggressive'. This defaults
+ to 50.
+
+gc.aggressiveWindow::
+ The window size parameter used in the delta compression
+ algorithm used by 'git gc --aggressive'. This defaults
+ to 250.
+
+gc.auto::
+ When there are approximately more than this many loose
+ objects in the repository, `git gc --auto` will pack them.
+ Some Porcelain commands use this command to perform a
+ light-weight garbage collection from time to time. The
+ default value is 6700. Setting this to 0 disables it.
+
+gc.autoPackLimit::
+ When there are more than this many packs that are not
+ marked with `*.keep` file in the repository, `git gc
+ --auto` consolidates them into one larger pack. The
+ default value is 50. Setting this to 0 disables it.
+
+gc.autoDetach::
+ Make `git gc --auto` return immediately and run in background
+ if the system supports it. Default is true.
+
+gc.bigPackThreshold::
+ If non-zero, all packs larger than this limit are kept when
+ `git gc` is run. This is very similar to `--keep-base-pack`
+ except that all packs that meet the threshold are kept, not
+ just the base pack. Defaults to zero. Common unit suffixes of
+ 'k', 'm', or 'g' are supported.
++
+Note that if the number of kept packs is more than gc.autoPackLimit,
+this configuration variable is ignored, all packs except the base pack
+will be repacked. After this the number of packs should go below
+gc.autoPackLimit and gc.bigPackThreshold should be respected again.
+
+gc.writeCommitGraph::
+ If true, then gc will rewrite the commit-graph file when
+ linkgit:git-gc[1] is run. When using linkgit:git-gc[1]
+ '--auto' the commit-graph will be updated if housekeeping is
+ required. Default is false. See linkgit:git-commit-graph[1]
+ for details.
+
+gc.logExpiry::
+ If the file gc.log exists, then `git gc --auto` will print
+ its content and exit with status zero instead of running
+ unless that file is more than 'gc.logExpiry' old. Default is
+ "1.day". See `gc.pruneExpire` for more ways to specify its
+ value.
+
+gc.packRefs::
+ Running `git pack-refs` in a repository renders it
+ unclonable by Git versions prior to 1.5.1.2 over dumb
+ transports such as HTTP. This variable determines whether
+ 'git gc' runs `git pack-refs`. This can be set to `notbare`
+ to enable it within all non-bare repos or it can be set to a
+ boolean value. The default is `true`.
+
+gc.pruneExpire::
+ When 'git gc' is run, it will call 'prune --expire 2.weeks.ago'.
+ Override the grace period with this config variable. The value
+ "now" may be used to disable this grace period and always prune
+ unreachable objects immediately, or "never" may be used to
+ suppress pruning. This feature helps prevent corruption when
+ 'git gc' runs concurrently with another process writing to the
+ repository; see the "NOTES" section of linkgit:git-gc[1].
+
+gc.worktreePruneExpire::
+ When 'git gc' is run, it calls
+ 'git worktree prune --expire 3.months.ago'.
+ This config variable can be used to set a different grace
+ period. The value "now" may be used to disable the grace
+ period and prune `$GIT_DIR/worktrees` immediately, or "never"
+ may be used to suppress pruning.
+
+gc.reflogExpire::
+gc.<pattern>.reflogExpire::
+ 'git reflog expire' removes reflog entries older than
+ this time; defaults to 90 days. The value "now" expires all
+ entries immediately, and "never" suppresses expiration
+ altogether. With "<pattern>" (e.g.
+ "refs/stash") in the middle the setting applies only to
+ the refs that match the <pattern>.
+
+gc.reflogExpireUnreachable::
+gc.<pattern>.reflogExpireUnreachable::
+ 'git reflog expire' removes reflog entries older than
+ this time and are not reachable from the current tip;
+ defaults to 30 days. The value "now" expires all entries
+ immediately, and "never" suppresses expiration altogether.
+ With "<pattern>" (e.g. "refs/stash")
+ in the middle, the setting applies only to the refs that
+ match the <pattern>.
+
+gc.rerereResolved::
+ Records of conflicted merge you resolved earlier are
+ kept for this many days when 'git rerere gc' is run.
+ You can also use more human-readable "1.month.ago", etc.
+ The default is 60 days. See linkgit:git-rerere[1].
+
+gc.rerereUnresolved::
+ Records of conflicted merge you have not resolved are
+ kept for this many days when 'git rerere gc' is run.
+ You can also use more human-readable "1.month.ago", etc.
+ The default is 15 days. See linkgit:git-rerere[1].