git-update-server-info - Update auxiliary info file to help dumb servers

git update-server-info [-f | --force]

A dumb server that does not do on-the-fly pack generations must have some auxiliary information files in $GIT_DIR/info and $GIT_OBJECT_DIRECTORY/info directories to help clients discover what references and packs the server has. This command generates such auxiliary files.

-f, --force

Update the info files from scratch.

Currently the command updates the following files. Please see gitrepository-layout(5) for a description of what they are for:


Part of the git(1) suite

06/01/2024 Git 2.45.2