git-count-objects (1)


git-count-objects - Count unpacked number of objects and their disk consumption


git count-objects [-v] [-H | --human-readable]


This counts the number of unpacked object files and disk space consumed by them, to help you decide when it is a good time to repack.


-v, --verbose
Report in more detail:
count: the number of loose objects
size: disk space consumed by loose objects, in KiB (unless -H is specified)
in-pack: the number of in-pack objects
size-pack: disk space consumed by the packs, in KiB (unless -H is specified)
prune-packable: the number of loose objects that are also present in the packs. These objects could be pruned using git prune-packed.
garbage: the number of files in object database that are neither valid loose objects nor valid packs
size-garbage: disk space consumed by garbage files, in KiB (unless -H is specified)
alternate: absolute path of alternate object databases; may appear multiple times, one line per path. Note that if the path contains non-printable characters, it may be surrounded by double-quotes and contain C-style backslashed escape sequences.
-H, --human-readable
Print sizes in human readable format


Part of the git(1) suite


Git 2.20.0
Source updated
December 2, 2018
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February 25, 2018
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