git filter-repo (UNOFFICIAL)

git filter-repo (UNOFFICIAL)

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Versatile tool for rewriting history of Git repositories

git filter-repo is a versatile tool for rewriting history, which includes [capabilities I have not found anywhere else]( It roughly falls into the same space of tool as [git filter-branch]( but without the capitulation-inducing poor [performance](, with far more capabilities, and with a design that scales usability-wise beyond trivial rewriting cases. [git filter-repo is now recommended by the git project]( instead of git filter-branch.

While most users will probably just use filter-repo as a simple command line tool (and likely only use a few of its flags), at its core filter-repo contains a library for creating history rewriting tools. As such, users with specialized needs can leverage it to quickly create [entirely new history rewriting tools](

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Details for git filter-repo (UNOFFICIAL)

  • MIT

Last updated
  • 8 November 2023 - latest/stable
  • 8 November 2023 - latest/edge

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