NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | OPTIONS | SEE ALSO | GIT | COLOPHON

GIT-PRUNE-PACKED(1)              Git Manual              GIT-PRUNE-PACKED(1)

NAME         top

       git-prune-packed - Remove extra objects that are already in pack
       files

SYNOPSIS         top

       git prune-packed [-n|--dry-run] [-q|--quiet]

DESCRIPTION         top

       This program searches the $GIT_OBJECT_DIRECTORY for all objects that
       currently exist in a pack file as well as the independent object
       directories.

       All such extra objects are removed.

       A pack is a collection of objects, individually compressed, with
       delta compression applied, stored in a single file, with an
       associated index file.

       Packs are used to reduce the load on mirror systems, backup engines,
       disk storage, etc.

OPTIONS         top

       -n, --dry-run
           Don’t actually remove any objects, only show those that would
           have been removed.

       -q, --quiet
           Squelch the progress indicator.

SEE ALSO         top

       git-pack-objects(1) git-repack(1)

GIT         top

       Part of the git(1) suite

COLOPHON         top

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Git                              11/02/2014              GIT-PRUNE-PACKED(1)

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