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How to Clean Dirty files from a Git Repository
  1. I made a backup of all branches and the bare repo ( zipped up and put on Dropbox of each directory )

git clone -b <branch> http://<gitlocation>

git clone http:<gitlocation>

git clone --mirror http:<gitlocation> (bare repo)

  1. I went into the regular clones ( not bare repo ) and deleted all the dirty files from the file system then I did git add . , made a commit and pushed the repo.

  2. Then I used the instructions on here.

https://rtyley.github.io/bfg-repo-cleaner/

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