Wipe Git history from a repository | Freek Van der Herten

A short guide to removing Git history entirely. Particularly useful when you're forking an existing project as a base for something new.

  1. Delete the .git folder entirely
  2. Run git init to create a new one
  3. Add all files and create your new first commit

Not tricky, but surprised me that there wasn't a solution within Git itself.

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