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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

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