As far as i understood, the pack file get's generated through the "git gc"
garbage collection command.
But i tried really much by now and didn't find the right way.
That's the only point i'm missing:
How to rewrite the pack file, ignoring every file and folder that's not in
the commit history.
Am Mittwoch, 16. Juli 2014 09:46:43 UTC+2 schrieb Magnus Therning:
> On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 12:40:41AM -0700, cemico wrote:
> > After running the commands with filter-branch etc., my folder (let's say
> > "concept") i want to remove from all commits, really gets deleted from
> > commits.
> > even the physical folder gets deleted (good!)
> > but the "pack" file stays the exact same way too big 1,3 GB
> > I want to remove folders and files
> > - from the complete commit history
> > - physically
> > - and most importantly from the pack file
> > Best regards and thank you for your quick answers
> Well, AFAICS you don't do anything at all with any "pack" file (I'm
> not even sure what such a file is). Surely you'd have to modify it
> using some command in order to shrink to a size you're more happy
> with, no?
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