> Your assumption is essentially correct. at each 'git add' you get new
> blobs added to the local repository, and your index gets updated. if you
> edit and re-add the file the new blob gets added and the index entry gets
> updated and the old blob is left orphaned. Evenetually the garbage
> collection (when it runs, either automatically or manually 'git gc
> <options>')) will remove such orphaned blobs (and tree and commits if they
> too are fully orphaned) as long as they are 'too old'.
> You can use 'git fsck' to get a list "lost and found" objects that have
> yet to be removed, so you can always (within the time limits - 2 weeks?)
> get your contents back.
Thank you, Philip. A correction - I should have written blob and not glob
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