backup a git repository with 'git bundle'

Run:

cd REPOSITORY_WORKING_DIRECTORY
git bundle create PATH_TO_BUNDLE.git --all

to create a single-file backup of the entire repository.

Note that the bundle file is a functional Git repository:

git clone PATH_TO_BUNDLE.git MY_PROJECT
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