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.\" Date: 11/18/2018
.\" Manual: Git Manual
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.TH "GIT\-PACK\-REDUNDANT" "1" "11/18/2018" "Git 2\&.20\&.0\&.rc0" "Git Manual"
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.SH "NAME"
git-pack-redundant \- Find redundant pack files
.SH "SYNOPSIS"
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\fIgit pack\-redundant\fR [ \-\-verbose ] [ \-\-alt\-odb ] < \-\-all | \&.pack filename \&... >
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.SH "DESCRIPTION"
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This program computes which packs in your repository are redundant\&. The output is suitable for piping to \fBxargs rm\fR if you are in the root of the repository\&.
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\fIgit pack\-redundant\fR 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\&.
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git fsck \-\-full \-\-unreachable | cut \-d \(aq \(aq \-f3 | \e git pack\-redundant \-\-all | xargs rm
.SH "OPTIONS"
.PP
\-\-all
.RS 4
Processes all packs\&. Any filenames on the command line are ignored\&.
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\-\-alt\-odb
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Don\(cqt require objects present in packs from alternate object directories to be present in local packs\&.
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\-\-verbose
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Outputs some statistics to stderr\&. Has a small performance penalty\&.
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.SH "SEE ALSO"
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\fBgit-pack-objects\fR(1) \fBgit-repack\fR(1) \fBgit-prune-packed\fR(1)
.SH "GIT"
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Part of the \fBgit\fR(1) suite