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@@ -32,56 +32,30 @@ The git commands can helpfully be split into those that manipulate
the repository, the cache and the working fileset and those that
interrogate and compare them.
+There are also some ancilliary programs that can be viewed as useful
+aids for using the core commands but which are unlikely to be used by
+SCMs layered over git.
+
Manipulation commands
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
-link:git-apply-patch-script.html[git-apply-patch-script]::
- Sample script to apply the diffs from git-diff-*
-
link:git-checkout-cache.html[git-checkout-cache]::
Copy files from the cache to the working directory
link:git-commit-tree.html[git-commit-tree]::
Creates a new commit object
-link:git-convert-cache.html[git-convert-cache]::
- Converts old-style GIT repository
-
-link:git-http-pull.html[git-http-pull]::
- Downloads a remote GIT repository via HTTP
-
link:git-init-db.html[git-init-db]::
Creates an empty git object database
-link:git-local-pull.html[git-local-pull]::
- Duplicates another GIT repository on a local system
-
link:git-merge-base.html[git-merge-base]::
Finds as good a common ancestor as possible for a merge
-link:git-merge-one-file-script.html[git-merge-one-file-script]::
- The standard helper program to use with "git-merge-cache"
-
link:git-mktag.html[git-mktag]::
Creates a tag object
-link:git-prune-script.html[git-prune-script]::
- Prunes all unreachable objects from the object database
-
-link:git-pull-script.html[git-pull-script]::
- Script used by Linus to pull and merge a remote repository
-
link:git-read-tree.html[git-read-tree]::
Reads tree information into the directory cache
-link:git-resolve-script.html[git-resolve-script]::
- Script used to merge two trees
-
-link:git-rpull.html[git-rpull]::
- Pulls from a remote repository over ssh connection
-
-link:git-tag-script.html[git-tag-script]::
- An example script to create a tag object signed with GPG
-
link:git-update-cache.html[git-update-cache]::
Modifies the index or directory cache
@@ -108,9 +82,6 @@ link:git-diff-files.html[git-diff-files]::
link:git-diff-tree.html[git-diff-tree]::
Compares the content and mode of blobs found via two tree objects
-link:git-diff-tree-helper.html[git-diff-tree-helper]::
- Generates patch format output for git-diff-*
-
link:git-export.html[git-export]::
Exports each commit and a diff against each of its parents
@@ -132,9 +103,6 @@ link:git-rev-list.html[git-rev-list]::
link:git-rev-tree.html[git-rev-tree]::
Provides the revision tree for one or more commits
-link:git-rpush.html[git-rpush]::
- Helper "server-side" program used by git-rpull
-
link:git-tar-tree.html[git-tar-tree]::
Creates a tar archive of the files in the named tree
@@ -145,6 +113,50 @@ The interrogate commands may create files - and you can force them to
touch the working file set - but in general they don't
+Ancilliary Commands
+-------------------
+Manipulators:
+
+link:git-apply-patch-script.html[git-apply-patch-script]::
+ Sample script to apply the diffs from git-diff-*
+
+link:git-convert-cache.html[git-convert-cache]::
+ Converts old-style GIT repository
+
+link:git-http-pull.html[git-http-pull]::
+ Downloads a remote GIT repository via HTTP
+
+link:git-local-pull.html[git-local-pull]::
+ Duplicates another GIT repository on a local system
+
+link:git-merge-one-file-script.html[git-merge-one-file-script]::
+ The standard helper program to use with "git-merge-cache"
+
+link:git-pull-script.html[git-pull-script]::
+ Script used by Linus to pull and merge a remote repository
+
+link:git-prune-script.html[git-prune-script]::
+ Prunes all unreachable objects from the object database
+
+link:git-resolve-script.html[git-resolve-script]::
+ Script used to merge two trees
+
+link:git-tag-script.html[git-tag-script]::
+ An example script to create a tag object signed with GPG
+
+link:git-rpull.html[git-rpull]::
+ Pulls from a remote repository over ssh connection
+
+Interogators:
+
+link:git-diff-tree-helper.html[git-diff-tree-helper]::
+ Generates patch format output for git-diff-*
+
+link:git-rpush.html[git-rpush]::
+ Helper "server-side" program used by git-rpull
+
+
+
Terminology
-----------
see README for description