So I have had three branches, master, test1, test2. Someone did something silly, and now test1 includes 1.4 gbyte of binary files. Ok, we dont need branch test1 anymore, so i go ahead and delete it from the Bitbucket gui interface for deleting branches. Branch is gone, but the whole repository is still 1.4 gbyte large. How do I clean that? The branch is gone...
What can usually happen with git repo is when we just delete something, the actual files would be in the repo.
This would be a good read https://confluence.atlassian.com/bitbucket/maintaining-a-git-repository-321848291.html
When you delete a branch, the commits on it are still present until they eventually get cleaned up (usually 30 days). If you're lucky, this may fix itself in a little bit of time.
You could also potentially clone the repo down, fix it using plumbing commands, delete the remote copy, and push your local copy back up making a new clean copy.
Thanks! I've tried the "Garbage collecting dead data" from the maintaining info, but woah, dudes. It's 2015. Why do I have to take care of stuff I deleted? The other options dont work for me, because my branch is already gone in all ways I know how to see it. Yet the garbage collection didn't work.
Second, ok in about a week it'll be 30 days since this first occurred. Let's see what happens. Otherwise I just create a new repository and forget all old one...
thanks for your hints!
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