size of git repository (was Re: [BUG] New Kernel Bugs)
rene.herman at keyaccess.nl
Sun Nov 18 10:19:56 EST 2007
On 18-11-07 15:35, James Bottomley wrote:
>> clean-cg? But failure to run "git repack -a -d" every once in a while?
> Actually, the best command is
> git gc
> which does a repack (into a single pack file rather than an incremenal),
> and then removes all the objects now in the pack. If, like me, you work
> on temporary branches which you keep rebasing, you can add a --prune to
> gc which will erase all unreferenced objects as it packs (use this one
> with care. I usually never use it but run a git prune -n just to see
> what would be removed, and then run git prune separately if it looks OK).
Thanks for the comment. That managed to indeed shave a few extra bytes off
my already "repack -a -d" packed repo still.
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