Dear Bitbucket support team,
We used BFG to migrate our repository to LFS. After pushing the cleaned repo back per the BFG cleanup instructions, this actually increased the size of the repository by ~1GB. Locally, the repository is only 1.62 GB whereas the remote repo is 3.18 GB. Could you please run a git gc on our remote repository?
Hi, Tanner! Welcome to the community!
I ran the GC against your repository and managed to reduce its size. Just to give you some context around the reason your repository increased its size, when you pushed the changes with BFG, the remote repository still had the old references as well. So the GC is required on the remote repository to clean up any old references you have removed.
I also would like to share with you that we have a feature request to allow users to mark repositories for git GC, as you can check here:
Please consider adding yourself as a watcher to receive the updates as we make progress with this. If you are not familiar with our Feature Request Policy, you can read more about it here.
Feel free to share any additional questions or concerns regarding this case.
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