GIT-HASH-OBJECT(1)                                           Git Manual                                          GIT-HASH-OBJECT(1)

       git-hash-object - Compute object ID and optionally creates a blob from a file

       git hash-object [-t <type>] [-w] [--path=<file> | --no-filters]
                       [--stdin [--literally]] [--] <file>...
       git hash-object [-t <type>] [-w] --stdin-paths [--no-filters]

       Computes the object ID value for an object with specified type with the contents of the named file (which can be outside of
       the work tree), and optionally writes the resulting object into the object database. Reports its object ID to its standard
       output. When <type> is not specified, it defaults to "blob".

       -t <type>
           Specify the type (default: "blob").

           Actually write the object into the object database.

           Read the object from standard input instead of from a file.

           Read file names from the standard input, one per line, instead of from the command-line.

           Hash object as it were located at the given path. The location of file does not directly influence on the hash value,
           but path is used to determine what Git filters should be applied to the object before it can be placed to the object
           database, and, as result of applying filters, the actual blob put into the object database may differ from the given
           file. This option is mainly useful for hashing temporary files located outside of the working directory or files read
           from stdin.

           Hash the contents as is, ignoring any input filter that would have been chosen by the attributes mechanism, including
           the end-of-line conversion. If the file is read from standard input then this is always implied, unless the --path
           option is given.

           Allow --stdin to hash any garbage into a loose object which might not otherwise pass standard object parsing or git-fsck
           checks. Useful for stress-testing Git itself or reproducing characteristics of corrupt or bogus objects encountered in
           the wild.

       Part of the git(1) suite

Git 2.39.2                                                   04/24/2023                                          GIT-HASH-OBJECT(1)