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1 git-prune(1)
2 ============
3
4 NAME
5 ----
6 git-prune - Prunes all unreachable objects from the object database
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8
9 SYNOPSIS
10 --------
11 'git-prune' [-n]
12
13 DESCRIPTION
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15
16 This runs `git-fsck-objects --unreachable` using the heads
17 specified on the command line (or `$GIT_DIR/refs/heads/\*` and
18 `$GIT_DIR/refs/tags/\*` if none is specified), and prunes all
19 unreachable objects from the object database. In addition, it
20 prunes the unpacked objects that are also found in packs by
21 running `git prune-packed`.
22
23 OPTIONS
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25
26 -n::
27 Do not remove anything; just report what it would
28 remove.
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30
31 Author
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33 Written by Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
34
35 Documentation
36 --------------
37 Documentation by David Greaves, Junio C Hamano and the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.
38
39 GIT
40 ---
41 Part of the gitlink:git[7] suite
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