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2 files changed, 7 insertions, 13 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/config.txt b/Documentation/config.txt
index efcf301..b8d48d1 100644
--- a/Documentation/config.txt
+++ b/Documentation/config.txt
@@ -209,19 +209,6 @@ core.compression::
compression, and 1..9 are various speed/size tradeoffs, 9 being
- A boolean which
- changes the format of loose objects so that they are more
- efficient to pack and to send out of the repository over git
- native protocol, since v1.4.2. However, loose objects
- written in the new format cannot be read by git older than
- that version; people fetching from your repository using
- older versions of git over dumb transports (e.g. http)
- will also be affected.
-To let git use the new loose object format, you have to
-set core.legacyheaders to false.
Number of bytes of a pack file to map into memory in a
single mapping operation. Larger window sizes may allow
diff --git a/Documentation/git-pack-objects.txt b/Documentation/git-pack-objects.txt
index bd3ee45..ce89214 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-pack-objects.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-pack-objects.txt
@@ -127,6 +127,13 @@ base-name::
This flag tells the command not to reuse existing deltas
but compute them from scratch.
+ This flag tells the command not to reuse existing object data at all,
+ including non deltified object, forcing recompression of everything.
+ This implies --no-reuse-delta. Useful only in the obscur case where
+ wholesale enforcement of a different compression level on the
+ packed data is desired.
A packed archive can express base object of a delta as
either 20-byte object name or as an offset in the