Make git-add behave more sensibly in a case-insensitive environment
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1 git-prune(1)
2 ============
3
4 NAME
5 ----
6 git-prune - Prune all unreachable objects from the object database
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8
9 SYNOPSIS
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11 'git-prune' [-n] [--expire <expire>] [--] [<head>...]
12
13 DESCRIPTION
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15
16 This runs `git-fsck --unreachable` using all the refs
17 available in `$GIT_DIR/refs`, optionally with additional set of
18 objects specified on the command line, and prunes all
19 objects unreachable from any of these head objects from the object database.
20 In addition, it
21 prunes the unpacked objects that are also found in packs by
22 running `git prune-packed`.
23
24 OPTIONS
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26
27 -n::
28 Do not remove anything; just report what it would
29 remove.
30
31 \--::
32 Do not interpret any more arguments as options.
33
34 \--expire <time>::
35 Only expire loose objects older than <time>.
36
37 <head>...::
38 In addition to objects
39 reachable from any of our references, keep objects
40 reachable from listed <head>s.
41
42 EXAMPLE
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44
45 To prune objects not used by your repository nor another that
46 borrows from your repository via its
47 `.git/objects/info/alternates`:
48
49 ------------
50 $ git prune $(cd ../another && $(git-rev-parse --all))
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52
53 Author
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55 Written by Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
56
57 Documentation
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59 Documentation by David Greaves, Junio C Hamano and the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.
60
61 GIT
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63 Part of the linkgit:git[7] suite