LKBEN11182: Howto remove a git repository


You made a git repository and want to get rid of it.




If you want to remove the repository by keeping the working directory then you can use the following


rm -rf .git

Make sure your backup is up to date before using this command! Please note the -f in the parameter.

It is needed to force the deletion of the files. Make shure you know what you are doing, you are

deleting your versioning system for this project!


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About the Author

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience, including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform.