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This shell script displays large file in a git repository
#set -x
# Shows you the largest objects in your repo's pack file.
# Written for osx.
# @see
# @author Antony Stubbs
# set the internal field spereator to line break, so that we can iterate easily over the verify-pack output
# list all objects including their size, sort by size, take top 10
objects=`git verify-pack -v .git/objects/pack/pack-*.idx | grep -Ev "non delta|chain length|git/objects" | tr -s " " | sort -k3gr | head -n20`
echo "All sizes are in kB's."
for y in $objects
# extract the size in KB
size=$((`echo $y | cut -f 3 -d ' '`/1024))
# extract the SHA
sha=`echo $y | cut -f 1 -d ' '`
# find the objects location in the repository tree
other=`git rev-list --all --objects | grep $sha`
#lineBreak=`echo -e "\n"`
echo -e $output | column -t -s ', '
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