Re: Safe way to remove .temp objects?

From: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
Date: 2006-01-26 23:24:06
Andreas Ericsson <ae@op5.se> writes:

> Erik Mouw wrote:
>> Hi,
>> After a git repack, git count-objects reports there are still 20
>> objects in the repository. It looks like those are temp objects:
>>   erik@arthur:~/git/linux-2.6 > ls .git/objects/??/
>>   .git/objects/14/:
>>   d6545767f5103b5ef4702bc8fffa18dbe32ce1.temp
>>   .git/objects/1a/:
>>   d37b580be4215f1b0927b7560f5e8b8d1bc0fa.temp
>>   [...]
>> Is there a git command to remove those objects in a safe way, or can
>> I
>> just rm them without "harming" git??
>>
>
> 	$ git prune-packed
>
> When you repack, you can run
>
> 	$ git repack -d
>
> to remove loose objects when you're done packing.

What is being asked is not about loose objects but droppings
commit walkers make when interrupted.

I think *.temp files are garbage and you can safely remove
them.  They are not even correct objects.

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Received on Thu Jan 26 23:24:41 2006

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