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authorNguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy <>2013-12-05 13:02:54 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2013-12-11 00:14:19 (GMT)
commiteab3296c7e5c99f559818357e70eeae09c24ac99 (patch)
treee8ded7e86858b5a28315e8b4d7687235f0e5e2d7 /Documentation/git-prune.txt
parent0d7d285f0e29abb994fe32db87ee81b00f403bd2 (diff)
prune: clean .git/shallow after pruning objects
This patch teaches "prune" to remove shallow roots that are no longer reachable from any refs (e.g. when the relevant refs are removed). Signed-off-by: Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-prune.txt b/Documentation/git-prune.txt
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@@ -24,6 +24,8 @@ objects unreachable from any of these head objects from the object database.
In addition, it
prunes the unpacked objects that are also found in packs by
running 'git prune-packed'.
+It also removes entries from .git/shallow that are not reachable by
+any ref.
Note that unreachable, packed objects will remain. If this is
not desired, see linkgit:git-repack[1].