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@@ -130,6 +130,19 @@ other objects in that pack they already have locally.
with `-b` or `repack.writeBitmaps`, as it ensures that the
bitmapped packfile has the necessary objects.
+ When loosening unreachable objects, do not bother loosening any
+ objects older than `<when>`. This can be used to optimize out
+ the write of any objects that would be immediately pruned by
+ a follow-up `git prune`.
+ When used with `-ad`, any unreachable objects from existing
+ packs will be appended to the end of the packfile instead of
+ being removed. In addition, any unreachable loose objects will
+ be packed (and their loose counterparts removed).