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Why Bitbucket cloud is showing a different size


Hi @Ana Retamal, Bitbucket shows a size of 3.27 GB MB  but my repo locally is showing  372 MB Am I missing something here? Is Bitbucket Cloud counting something else? I haven't change anything locally and did a git pull.

This is my repository link <removed due to privacy reasons>

Thank you.

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Caroline R Atlassian Team Oct 11, 2021

Hi, @bdtask

Thank you for reaching out to Atlassian Community!

I confirmed that the size of the remote repository was due to dangling commits. A dangling commit is a commit that is not associated with a reference, so, for example, commits can become dangling with any command that removes a tag or branch. 

In this case, I ran a GC on the remote repo and managed to reduce its size to 222.6 MB.

I also would like to share with you that we already have a feature request to allow users to mark repositories for git GC, as you can check here:

Please consider adding yourself as a watcher to receive the updates as we make progress with this. If you are not familiar with our Feature Request Policy, you can read more about it here.

Feel free to share any additional questions regarding this case.

Kind regards,

Caroline R Atlassian Team Oct 12, 2021

Hi, @bdtask, I'm glad to help! 

Kind regards,

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