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-rw-r--r--Documentation/technical/api-parse-options.txt6
-rw-r--r--Documentation/technical/pack-protocol.txt6
-rw-r--r--Documentation/technical/racy-git.txt8
3 files changed, 15 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/technical/api-parse-options.txt b/Documentation/technical/api-parse-options.txt
index 0b0ab01..5f0757d 100644
--- a/Documentation/technical/api-parse-options.txt
+++ b/Documentation/technical/api-parse-options.txt
@@ -168,6 +168,12 @@ There are some macros to easily define options:
Introduce an option with integer argument.
The integer is put into `int_var`.
+`OPT_MAGNITUDE(short, long, &unsigned_long_var, description)`::
+ Introduce an option with a size argument. The argument must be a
+ non-negative integer and may include a suffix of 'k', 'm' or 'g' to
+ scale the provided value by 1024, 1024^2 or 1024^3 respectively.
+ The scaled value is put into `unsigned_long_var`.
+
`OPT_DATE(short, long, &int_var, description)`::
Introduce an option with date argument, see `approxidate()`.
The timestamp is put into `int_var`.
diff --git a/Documentation/technical/pack-protocol.txt b/Documentation/technical/pack-protocol.txt
index fc09c63..4064fc7 100644
--- a/Documentation/technical/pack-protocol.txt
+++ b/Documentation/technical/pack-protocol.txt
@@ -1,11 +1,11 @@
Packfile transfer protocols
===========================
-Git supports transferring data in packfiles over the ssh://, git:// and
+Git supports transferring data in packfiles over the ssh://, git://, http:// and
file:// transports. There exist two sets of protocols, one for pushing
data from a client to a server and another for fetching data from a
-server to a client. All three transports (ssh, git, file) use the same
-protocol to transfer data.
+server to a client. The three transports (ssh, git, file) use the same
+protocol to transfer data. http is documented in http-protocol.txt.
The processes invoked in the canonical Git implementation are 'upload-pack'
on the server side and 'fetch-pack' on the client side for fetching data;
diff --git a/Documentation/technical/racy-git.txt b/Documentation/technical/racy-git.txt
index 242a044..4a8be4d 100644
--- a/Documentation/technical/racy-git.txt
+++ b/Documentation/technical/racy-git.txt
@@ -41,13 +41,17 @@ With a `USE_STDEV` compile-time option, `st_dev` is also
compared, but this is not enabled by default because this member
is not stable on network filesystems. With `USE_NSEC`
compile-time option, `st_mtim.tv_nsec` and `st_ctim.tv_nsec`
-members are also compared, but this is not enabled by default
+members are also compared. On Linux, this is not enabled by default
because in-core timestamps can have finer granularity than
on-disk timestamps, resulting in meaningless changes when an
inode is evicted from the inode cache. See commit 8ce13b0
of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tglx/history.git
([PATCH] Sync in core time granularity with filesystems,
-2005-01-04).
+2005-01-04). This patch is included in kernel 2.6.11 and newer, but
+only fixes the issue for file systems with exactly 1 ns or 1 s
+resolution. Other file systems are still broken in current Linux
+kernels (e.g. CEPH, CIFS, NTFS, UDF), see
+https://lkml.org/lkml/2015/6/9/714
Racy Git
--------