dylan-k
9/19/2019 - 8:39 PM

Steps to clear out the history of a git/github repository

Steps to clear out the history of a git/github repository

-- Remove the history from 
rm -rf .git

-- recreate the repos from the current content only
git init
git add .
git commit -m "Initial commit"

-- push to the github remote repos ensuring you overwrite history
git remote add origin git@github.com:<YOUR ACCOUNT>/<YOUR REPOS>.git
git push -u --force origin master