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Bitbucket repository doubled in size?


I'm working with a rather big repository that was converted from SVN. After cleaning some old binaries from history we've luckily got the size down to just over 930 MB (according to 'git count-objects').

Yesterday however, we started getting warnings that the size of the repository was nearing it's limits at a size of 1.86GB. So it seems that it suddenly doubled in size on the server.

Is it possible to run a GC on the repositories linked to my account to see if this solves it? 

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Hi Rik,

Of course, I found 2 repositories with a size around 1.8 GB from the ones you have access to.

I ran a git gc on the one that is not marked as '_backup' and its size went down to 944.7 MB.

Would you like me to run a git gc on the one marked as '_backup' as well?

Kind regards,

Thanks for the help! No GC has to be executed on the backup repository; that's a backup we made before removing old binary files from the main repository. We'll probably remove that one soon.

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