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I use git to control revisions of a latex document with pdf and eps images generated by gnuplot. i need pdf and eps in short term to look at changes quickly. but i don't need them in long term because i can generate them with latex and gnuplot from data files.

is there a way to remove *.pdf (all pdf) files from the archive (all commits in all branches)

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This common usecase is explained in details in a section of this chapter:

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