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@@ -17,7 +17,8 @@ Runs a number of housekeeping tasks within the current repository,
such as compressing file revisions (to reduce disk space and increase
performance), removing unreachable objects which may have been
created from prior invocations of 'git add', packing refs, pruning
-reflog, rerere metadata or stale working trees.
+reflog, rerere metadata or stale working trees. May also update ancillary
+indexes such as the commit-graph.
Users are encouraged to run this task on a regular basis within
each repository to maintain good disk space utilization and good
@@ -136,7 +137,7 @@ The optional configuration variable `gc.packRefs` determines if
it within all non-bare repos or it can be set to a boolean value.
This defaults to true.
-The optional configuration variable `gc.commitGraph` determines if
+The optional configuration variable `gc.writeCommitGraph` determines if
'git gc' should run 'git commit-graph write'. This can be set to a
boolean value. This defaults to false.