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git obliterate

Delete specific files and erase their history from a Git repository. Part of git-extras. More information: https://github.com/tj/git-extras/blob/master/Commands.md#git-obliterate.

  • Erase the existence of specific files:

git obliterate {{file_1 file_2 ...}}

  • Erase the existence of specific files between 2 commits:

git obliterate {{file_1 file_2 ...}} -- {{commit_hash_1}}..{{commit_hash_2}}