If you ever had a massive object files under directory
/myproject/.git/objects then you come to right place, this tutorial will tech you how to clean up them
Go into your current project root directory, exectue these code below
git reflog expire --expire=now --all git repack -ad # Remove dangling objects from packfiles git prune # Remove dangling loose objects // OR rm -f .git/objects/*/tmp_*
If you clone another ppl repo with a huge previous commit message, and you want to start with a clean repo, there are 2 simple ways to do this.
git clone --no-hardlinks blah.git
git checkout --orphan tmp git add -A git commit -m "clean project" git branch -D master git branch -m master git push -f origin master // Gitlab error remote: GitLab: You are not allowed to force push code to a protected branch on this project. // Solution Unprotect this repo: Settings -> Repository -> Protected branch -> unprotect