Thanks, guys! `git fetch --all --prune` satisfies my request. I
appreciate the education!

On Sun, Aug 17, 2014 at 2:18 AM, Jeff King <> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 16, 2014 at 07:52:44PM -0500, Travis Carden wrote:
>> I would like to propose the addition of a `git remote prune --all`
>> command option or similar mechanism for pruning all remotes in a
>> repository. For lack of such a feature, I've been using the following
>> bash alias:
>> alias git-remote-prune-all='for REMOTE in `git remote`; do echo
>> "Pruning $REMOTE"; git remote prune $REMOTE; done;'
> I think in general we've been moving "git remote" away from actually
> interacting with the other side, and pushing those features into "git
> fetch". These days you can use "git fetch --prune --all" to do what you
> want.
> Note that this isn't _exactly_ the same thing. Fetch's prune will do a
> normal fetch and _also_ prune. There is no way to say "just prune, but
> do not update existing refs". If that detail is important, I think I'd
> rather see the feature go the other way from your request: teach
> git-fetch a "--prune-only" mode.
> -Peff
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