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@@ -36,10 +36,14 @@ OPTIONS
This fits with the HTTP POST request processing model where
a program may read the request, write a response, and must exit.
- Only the initial ref advertisement is output, and the program exits
- immediately. This fits with the HTTP GET request model, where
- no request content is received but a response must be produced.
+ Used by linkgit:git-http-backend[1] to serve up
+ `$GIT_URL/info/refs?service=git-upload-pack` requests. See
+ "Smart Clients" in link:technical/http-protocol.html[the HTTP
+ transfer protocols] documentation and "HTTP Transport" in
+ link:technical/protocol-v2.html[the Git Wire Protocol, Version
+ 2] documentation. Also understood by
+ linkgit:git-receive-pack[1].
The repository to sync from.