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git-prune-packed(1)
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NAME
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git-prune-packed - Remove extra objects that are already in pack files
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SYNOPSIS
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'git-prune-packed' [-n] [-q]
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DESCRIPTION
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This program search the `$GIT_OBJECT_DIR` for all objects that currently
exist in a pack file as well as the independent object directories.
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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.

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Packs are used to reduce the load on mirror systems, backup engines,
disk storage, etc.

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OPTIONS
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-n::
        Don't actually remove any objects, only show those that would have been
        removed.

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-q::
	Squelch the progress indicator.

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Author
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Written by Linus Torvalds <[email protected]>

Documentation
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Documentation by Ryan Anderson <[email protected]>

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See Also
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gitlink:git-pack-objects[1]
gitlink:git-repack[1]
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GIT
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Part of the gitlink:git[7] suite
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