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--- a/Documentation/git-repack.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-repack.txt
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ git-repack - Pack unpacked objects in a repository
SYNOPSIS
--------
[verse]
-'git repack' [-a] [-A] [-d] [-f] [-F] [-l] [-n] [-q] [-b] [--window=<n>] [--depth=<n>] [--threads=<n>] [--keep-pack=<pack-name>]
+'git repack' [-a] [-A] [-d] [-f] [-F] [-l] [-n] [-q] [-b] [-m] [--window=<n>] [--depth=<n>] [--threads=<n>] [--keep-pack=<pack-name>] [--write-midx]
DESCRIPTION
-----------
@@ -76,8 +76,9 @@ to the new separate pack will be written.
linkgit:git-pack-objects[1].
-q::
- Pass the `-q` option to 'git pack-objects'. See
- linkgit:git-pack-objects[1].
+--quiet::
+ Show no progress over the standard error stream and pass the `-q`
+ option to 'git pack-objects'. See linkgit:git-pack-objects[1].
-n::
Do not update the server information with
@@ -128,10 +129,11 @@ depth is 4095.
-b::
--write-bitmap-index::
Write a reachability bitmap index as part of the repack. This
- only makes sense when used with `-a` or `-A`, as the bitmaps
+ only makes sense when used with `-a`, `-A` or `-m`, as the bitmaps
must be able to refer to all reachable objects. This option
- overrides the setting of `repack.writeBitmaps`. This option
- has no effect if multiple packfiles are created.
+ overrides the setting of `repack.writeBitmaps`. This option
+ has no effect if multiple packfiles are created, unless writing a
+ MIDX (in which case a multi-pack bitmap is created).
--pack-kept-objects::
Include objects in `.keep` files when repacking. Note that we
@@ -189,6 +191,15 @@ this "roll-up", without respect to their reachability. This is subject
to change in the future. This option (implying a drastically different
repack mode) is not guaranteed to work with all other combinations of
option to `git repack`.
++
+When writing a multi-pack bitmap, `git repack` selects the largest resulting
+pack as the preferred pack for object selection by the MIDX (see
+linkgit:git-multi-pack-index[1]).
+
+-m::
+--write-midx::
+ Write a multi-pack index (see linkgit:git-multi-pack-index[1])
+ containing the non-redundant packs.
CONFIGURATION
-------------