Zoinks! My repo got out of the backyard and ran wild through the neighborhood. Now its' breached the 2GB limit. I've read over the documentation on how to split a repo, but can't follow the steps to do so because it is already locked. Is there anything I can do to get my repo back in working order?
Be sure to e-mail Bitbucket support (email@example.com) or use the help links within Bitbucket to access our support portal when this happens – we can remove the limit to allow you to push again. We recommend you take a look at the following article: https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/BITBUCKET/Maintaining+a+Git+Repository
There are a few options, however, I recommend using http://rtyley.github.io/bfg-repo-cleaner/ as it's the easiest and most straight forward. It's always a good idea to keep a cloned copy as a backup in case something bad happens. Once you've made your changes and removed the files, simply tell us and we can perform the necessary garbage collection on our end.
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