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[PATCH v5 09/22] Documentation/git-update-index: talk about core.splitIndex config var




Signed-off-by: Christian Couder <chriscool@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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 Documentation/git-update-index.txt | 6 ++++++
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/git-update-index.txt b/Documentation/git-update-index.txt
index 7386c93162..e091b2a409 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-update-index.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-update-index.txt
@@ -171,6 +171,12 @@ may not support it yet.
 	given again, all changes in $GIT_DIR/index are pushed back to
 	the shared index file. This mode is designed for very large
 	indexes that take a significant amount of time to read or write.
++
+These options take effect whatever the value of the `core.splitIndex`
+configuration variable (see linkgit:git-config[1]). But a warning is
+emitted when the change goes against the configured value, as the
+configured value will take effect next time the index is read and this
+will remove the intended effect of the option.
 
 --untracked-cache::
 --no-untracked-cache::
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