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@@ -16,6 +16,14 @@ This program computes which packs in your repository
are redundant. The output is suitable for piping to
'xargs rm' if you are in the root of the repository.
+git-pack-redundant accepts a list of objects on standard input. Any objects
+given will be ignored when checking which packs are required. This makes the
+following command useful when wanting to remove packs which contain unreachable
+objects.
+
+git-fsck-objects --full --unreachable | cut -d ' ' -f3 | \
+git-pack-redundant --all | xargs rm
+
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