Remove branches that no longer exist from being shown via 'git branch -a'

git remote prune origin
If you rebase and delete a lot of remote branches via git, your list of branches will end up showing branches on origin that no longer exist. This command will clear them out.
Sample Output
Pruning origin
 * [pruned] origin/1099_feature1
 * [pruned] origin/2562_feature2
 * [pruned] origin/2576_feature3
 * [pruned] origin/2576_feature4
 * [pruned] origin/2591_feature5

By: donnoman
2010-02-01 18:45:51

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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