BItbucket says repository is 1.2 GB but the local folder is not close Edited

I get warnings that my repository is to big, about 1.2 GB. But when I do

    du -hs *

on my machine I get

   198M    Matlab
    2,6M    MatlabLib
     46M    Projects


  du -hs .git

  195M    .git



git count-objects -Hv

count: 44
size: 176.00 KiB
in-pack: 2008
packs: 2
size-pack: 362.01 MiB
prune-packable: 0
garbage: 0
size-garbage: 0 bytes



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Hi Erik, can you navigate to your repo's directory, run the following and show us the input?

git count-objects -Hv

If the size of the local repository still differs from the size of the remote, we might need to run a garbage collection for you in the server.

Let us know!



Hi, thanks for you reply. I have edited my post with the output you wanted.


/ Erik

I have found a couple of big files which I have deleted. I have also run 


$ java -jar bfg.jar --strip-blobs-bigger-than 10M

I just cloned it into my other computer and the total repository is around 195 MB, including .git. How do I request a garbage collection from your side?

Hi Erik! Let us know the name of the repo (I'm assuming it is hosted in your Bitbucket Cloud account) and we'll do it :)



Thanks, it is newresearch2.

We've run a git gc on the remote and the size decreased to 189.0 MB :) Is there anything else we can help you with?

Have a good day,



PS: For the future, it's better if you submit a new question for this kind of request ;)

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