git-verify-pack man page

git-verify-pack — Validate packed Git archive files

Synopsis

git verify-pack [-v|--verbose] [-s|--stat-only] [--] <pack>.idx ...

Description

Reads given idx file for packed Git archive created with the git pack-objects command and verifies idx file and the corresponding pack file.

Options

<pack>.idx ...

The idx files to verify.

-v, --verbose
After verifying the pack, show list of objects contained in the pack and a histogram of delta chain length.
-s, --stat-only
Do not verify the pack contents; only show the histogram of delta chain length. With --verbose, list of objects is also shown.
--
Do not interpret any more arguments as options.

Output Format

When specifying the -v option the format used is:

SHA-1 type size size-in-packfile offset-in-packfile

for objects that are not deltified in the pack, and

SHA-1 type size size-in-packfile offset-in-packfile depth base-SHA-1

for objects that are deltified.

Git

Part of the git(1) suite

Referenced By

git(1).

11/30/2016 Git 2.11.0 Git Manual