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GIT-REFLOG(1)			  Git Manual			 GIT-REFLOG(1)

NAME
       git-reflog - Manage reflog information

SYNOPSIS
       git reflog <subcommand> <options>

DESCRIPTION
       The command takes various subcommands, and different options depending
       on the subcommand:

	   git reflog [show] [log-options] [<ref>]
	   git reflog expire [--expire=<time>] [--expire-unreachable=<time>]
		   [--rewrite] [--updateref] [--stale-fix]
		   [--dry-run] [--verbose] [--all | <refs>...]
	   git reflog delete [--rewrite] [--updateref]
		   [--dry-run] [--verbose] ref@{specifier}...
	   git reflog exists <ref>

       Reference logs, or "reflogs", record when the tips of branches and
       other references	were updated in	the local repository. Reflogs are
       useful in various Git commands, to specify the old value	of a
       reference. For example, HEAD@{2}	means "where HEAD used to be two moves
       ago", master@{one.week.ago} means "where	master used to point to	one
       week ago	in this	local repository", and so on. See gitrevisions(7) for
       more details.

       This command manages the	information recorded in	the reflogs.

       The "show" subcommand (which is also the	default, in the	absence	of any
       subcommands) shows the log of the reference provided in the
       command-line (or	HEAD, by default). The reflog covers all recent
       actions,	and in addition	the HEAD reflog	records	branch switching. git
       reflog show is an alias for git log -g --abbrev-commit
       --pretty=oneline; see git-log(1)	for more information.

       The "expire" subcommand prunes older reflog entries. Entries older than
       expire time, or entries older than expire-unreachable time and not
       reachable from the current tip, are removed from	the reflog. This is
       typically not used directly by end users	-- instead, see	git-gc(1).

       The "delete" subcommand deletes single entries from the reflog. Its
       argument	must be	an exact entry (e.g. "git reflog delete	master@{2}").
       This subcommand is also typically not used directly by end users.

       The "exists" subcommand checks whether a	ref has	a reflog. It exits
       with zero status	if the reflog exists, and non-zero status if it	does
       not.

OPTIONS
   Options for show
       git reflog show accepts any of the options accepted by git log.

   Options for expire
       --all
	   Process the reflogs of all references.

       --expire=<time>
	   Prune entries older than the	specified time.	If this	option is not
	   specified, the expiration time is taken from	the configuration
	   setting gc.reflogExpire, which in turn defaults to 90 days.
	   --expire=all	prunes entries regardless of their age;	--expire=never
	   turns off pruning of	reachable entries (but see
	   --expire-unreachable).

       --expire-unreachable=<time>
	   Prune entries older than <time> that	are not	reachable from the
	   current tip of the branch. If this option is	not specified, the
	   expiration time is taken from the configuration setting
	   gc.reflogExpireUnreachable, which in	turn defaults to 30 days.
	   --expire-unreachable=all prunes unreachable entries regardless of
	   their age; --expire-unreachable=never turns off early pruning of
	   unreachable entries (but see	--expire).

       --updateref
	   Update the reference	to the value of	the top	reflog entry (i.e.
	   <ref>@{0}) if the previous top entry	was pruned. (This option is
	   ignored for symbolic	references.)

       --rewrite
	   If a	reflog entry's predecessor is pruned, adjust its "old" SHA-1
	   to be equal to the "new" SHA-1 field	of the entry that now precedes
	   it.

       --stale-fix
	   Prune any reflog entries that point to "broken commits". A broken
	   commit is a commit that is not reachable from any of	the reference
	   tips	and that refers, directly or indirectly, to a missing commit,
	   tree, or blob object.

	   This	computation involves traversing	all the	reachable objects,
	   i.e.	it has the same	cost as	git prune. It is primarily intended to
	   fix corruption caused by garbage collecting using older versions of
	   Git,	which didn't protect objects referred to by reflogs.

       -n, --dry-run
	   Do not actually prune any entries; just show	what would have	been
	   pruned.

       --verbose
	   Print extra information on screen.

   Options for delete
       git reflog delete accepts options --updateref, --rewrite, -n,
       --dry-run, and --verbose, with the same meanings	as when	they are used
       with expire.

GIT
       Part of the git(1) suite

Git 2.13.2			  06/24/2017			 GIT-REFLOG(1)

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