[PATCH v2 5/8] Documentation/config/pack.txt: advertise 'pack.writeReverseIndex'
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2021-01-13 22:28:24 UTC
Now that the pack.writeReverseIndex configuration is respected in both
'git index-pack' and 'git pack-objects' (and therefore, all of their
callers), we can safely advertise it for use in the git-config manual.

Signed-off-by: Taylor Blau <me@ttaylorr.com>
---
 Documentation/config/pack.txt | 7 +++++++
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/config/pack.txt b/Documentation/config/pack.txt
index 837f1b1679..3da4ea98e2 100644
--- a/Documentation/config/pack.txt
+++ b/Documentation/config/pack.txt
@@ -133,3 +133,10 @@ pack.writeBitmapHashCache::
 	between an older, bitmapped pack and objects that have been
 	pushed since the last gc). The downside is that it consumes 4
 	bytes per object of disk space. Defaults to true.
+
+pack.writeReverseIndex::
+	When true, git will write a corresponding .rev file (see:
+	link:../technical/pack-format.html[Documentation/technical/pack-format.txt])
+	for each new packfile that it writes in all places except for
+	linkgit:git-fast-import[1] and in the bulk checkin mechanism.
+	Defaults to false.
-- 
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