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.\" Date: 11/18/2018
.\" Manual: Git Manual
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.TH "GIT\-PRUNE\-PACKED" "1" "11/18/2018" "Git 2\&.20\&.0\&.rc0" "Git Manual"
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.SH "NAME"
git-prune-packed \- Remove extra objects that are already in pack files
.SH "SYNOPSIS"
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\fIgit prune\-packed\fR [\-n|\-\-dry\-run] [\-q|\-\-quiet]
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.SH "DESCRIPTION"
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This program searches the \fB$GIT_OBJECT_DIRECTORY\fR 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\&.
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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\&.
.SH "OPTIONS"
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\-n, \-\-dry\-run
.RS 4
Don\(cqt actually remove any objects, only show those that would have been removed\&.
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\-q, \-\-quiet
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Squelch the progress indicator\&.
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.SH "SEE ALSO"
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\fBgit-pack-objects\fR(1) \fBgit-repack\fR(1)
.SH "GIT"
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Part of the \fBgit\fR(1) suite