GIT-PRUNE-PACKED(1) Git Manual GIT-PRUNE-PACKED(1)
git-prune-packed - Remove extra objects that are already in pack files
git prune-packed [-n|--dry-run] [-q|--quiet]
This program searches the $GIT_OBJECT_DIRECTORY for all objects that
currently exist in a pack file as well as the independent object
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
Packs are used to reduce the load on mirror systems, backup engines,
disk storage, etc.
Don't actually remove any objects, only show those that would have
Squelch the progress indicator.
Part of the git(1) suite
Git 2.18.0 06/21/2018 GIT-PRUNE-PACKED(1)