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git-prune-packed(1)
=====================
 
NAME
----
git-prune-packed - Program used to remove the extra object files that are now
residing in a pack file.
 
 
SYNOPSIS
--------
'git-prune-packed' [-n] [-q]
 
 
DESCRIPTION
-----------
This program search 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.
 
 
OPTIONS
-------
-n::
        Don't actually remove any objects, only show those that would have been
        removed.
 
-q::
	Squelch the progress indicator.
 
Author
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Written by Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
 
Documentation
--------------
Documentation by Ryan Anderson <ryan@michonline.com>
 
See Also
--------
gitlink:git-pack-objects[1]
gitlink:git-repack[1]
 
GIT
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Part of the gitlink:git[7] suite