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git-write-tree(1)
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NAME
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git-write-tree - Create a tree object from the current index
SYNOPSIS
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'git write-tree' [--missing-ok] [--prefix=<prefix>/]
DESCRIPTION
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Creates a tree object using the current index. The name of the new
tree object is printed to standard output.
The index must be in a fully merged state.
Conceptually, 'git write-tree' sync()s the current index contents
into a set of tree files.
In order to have that match what is actually in your directory right
now, you need to have done a 'git update-index' phase before you did the
'git write-tree'.
OPTIONS
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--missing-ok::
Normally 'git write-tree' ensures that the objects referenced by the
directory exist in the object database. This option disables this
check.
--prefix=<prefix>/::
Writes a tree object that represents a subdirectory
`<prefix>`. This can be used to write the tree object
for a subproject that is in the named subdirectory.
Author
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Written by Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
Documentation
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Documentation by David Greaves, Junio C Hamano and the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.
GIT
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Part of the linkgit:git[1] suite
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