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Garbage collection

Tanka can automatically delete resources from your cluster once you remove them from Jsonnet.

Note: This feature is experimental. Please report problems at

To accomplish this, it appends the <name> label to each created resource. This is used to identify those which are missing from the local state in the future.

Because the label causes a diff for every single object in your cluster and not everybody wants this, it needs to be explicitly enabled. To do so, add the following field to your spec.json:

  "spec": {
+    "injectLabels": true,

Once added, run a tk apply, make sure the label is actually added and confirm by typing yes.

From now on, you can use tk prune to remove old resources from your cluster.