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git-clear-soft - Soft clean up a repository

GIT-CLEAR-SOFT(1) Git Extras GIT-CLEAR-SOFT(1)

NAME

git-clear-soft - Soft clean up a repository

SYNOPSIS

git-clear-soft

DESCRIPTION

Clears the repository to a state that it looks as if it was freshly cloned with the current HEAD, however, preserving all changes that are located in files and directories listed in .gitignore. It is a git-reset --hard together with deletion of all untracked files that reside inside the working directory, excluding those in .gitignore.

EXAMPLES

Clears the repo.
$ git clear-soft

AUTHOR

Modified version of script written by Daniel ´grindhold´ Brendle < grindhold@gmx.net> by Matiss Treinis <mrtreinis@gmail.com>

REPORTING BUGS

< https://github.com/tj/git-extras/issues>

SEE ALSO

< https://github.com/tj/git-extras>
October 2017