1. NAME

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

2. SYNOPSIS



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

3. DESCRIPTION



This program searches the $GIT_OBJECT_DIR 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.

4. OPTIONS

-n, --dry-run
Don(cqt actually remove any objects, only show those that would have been removed.

-q, --quiet
Squelch the progress indicator.

5. AUTHOR



Written by Linus Torvalds <\m[blue]\ \fR\m[]\s-2\u[1]\d\s+2>

6. DOCUMENTATION



Documentation by Ryan Anderson <\m[blue]\ \fR\m[]\s-2\u[2]\d\s+2>

7. SEE ALSO

8. GIT



Part of the git(1) suite

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