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4 files changed, 19 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/git-receive-pack.txt b/Documentation/git-receive-pack.txt
index 25702ed..014a784 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-receive-pack.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-receive-pack.txt
@@ -41,6 +41,11 @@ OPTIONS
The repository to sync into.
+ Used by linkgit:git-http-backend[1] to serve up
+ `$GIT_URL/info/refs?service=git-receive-pack` requests. See
+ `--http-backend-info-refs` in linkgit:git-upload-pack[1].
Before any ref is updated, if $GIT_DIR/hooks/pre-receive file exists
diff --git a/Documentation/git-upload-pack.txt b/Documentation/git-upload-pack.txt
index 9822c1e..739416e 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-upload-pack.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-upload-pack.txt
@@ -36,10 +36,14 @@ OPTIONS
This fits with the HTTP POST request processing model where
a program may read the request, write a response, and must exit.
- Only the initial ref advertisement is output, and the program exits
- immediately. This fits with the HTTP GET request model, where
- no request content is received but a response must be produced.
+ Used by linkgit:git-http-backend[1] to serve up
+ `$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.
diff --git a/Documentation/technical/http-protocol.txt b/Documentation/technical/http-protocol.txt
index 96d89ea..cc5126c 100644
--- a/Documentation/technical/http-protocol.txt
+++ b/Documentation/technical/http-protocol.txt
@@ -225,6 +225,9 @@ The client may send Extra Parameters (see
Documentation/technical/pack-protocol.txt) as a colon-separated string
in the Git-Protocol HTTP header.
+Uses the `--http-backend-info-refs` option to
Dumb Server Response
Dumb servers MUST respond with the dumb server reply format.
diff --git a/Documentation/technical/protocol-v2.txt b/Documentation/technical/protocol-v2.txt
index 1040d85..213538f 100644
--- a/Documentation/technical/protocol-v2.txt
+++ b/Documentation/technical/protocol-v2.txt
@@ -81,6 +81,9 @@ A v2 server would reply:
Subsequent requests are then made directly to the service
`$GIT_URL/git-upload-pack`. (This works the same for git-receive-pack).
+Uses the `--http-backend-info-refs` option to
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