On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 09:34:32AM +0200, Magnus Therning wrote: > On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 12:11:49AM -0700, cemico wrote: > > 2. We did this: > > > > git filter-branch --index-filter 'git rm -rf --cached --ignore-unmatch > > DIRECTORY/' --prune-empty --tag-name-filter cat -- --all > > > > and afterwards: > > > > rm -rf .git/refs/original/ && git reflog expire --all && git gc > > --aggressive --prune > > > > That did not help, so we tried: > > http://dound.com/2009/04/git-forever-remove-files-or-folders-from-history/ > > http://rtyley.github.io/bfg-repo-cleaner/ > > http://git-scm.com/book/en/Git-Tools-Rewriting-History#The-Nuclear-Option:-filter-branch > > > > with no effort > > I've done exactly that sort of thing in the past, using the > same sources for information, so what is it that does happen when > running the command above? Does `git filter-branch` complete > successfully?
It's also worth having a look at `--tree-filter`, it's slower than `--index-filter` but I find it easier to work with. /M -- Magnus Therning OpenPGP: 0xAB4DFBA4 email: mag...@therning.org jabber: mag...@therning.org twitter: magthe http://therning.org/magnus Goto labels should be left-aligned in all caps and should include the programmer's name, home phone number, and credit card number. -- Abdul Nizar
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