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Prune gh-pages branches using GitHub Actions

This website is hosted on GitHub Pages, built using nix and hugo with a custom theme that I maintain. I have automated updates for the nix flake to get new versions of hugo and nixpkgs, which applies to both my theme and the website itself. This automation generates numerous commits and deployments to the gh-pages branch, mainly due to minor version bumps of hugo and other changes to the theme. While this hasn’t been a problem for my static website, which primarily consists of text, a recent addition has created some challenges.

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