Suppress BitBucket Commit History



I have a branch with loads of commit history. I would like to remove all the commit history so that the person cloning it doesn't see the history.


Can some one help me on this please?

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Hi Kamalahasan! The history of your files is stored in the .git directory of your repo. There are a couple things that come to mind to avoid others from seeing the history:

  • Copy the files from your current repo (excluding the .git directory)  and paste them into a different folder. Then initialize the repo and push this to Bitbucket. The history won't be there. 
  • You can tell that person to download a zip of the project from the Downloads section in Bitbucket. Note that the zip won't contain the history, but if he has access to the repo he will be able to see the history too.  
Hope that helps!

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