Sorry for slow reply -- my subscription settings were not what I thought!

It's difficult for me to say as I was not actively tracking my use of the 
repository, but I did use it during that period. I certainly pulled and 
pushed, probably to both of the two remotes that it has. The objects do 
come from one of the remotes, but are on a different branch, which I didn't 
pull.



On Friday, 13 February 2015 06:33:22 UTC, Gergely Polonkai wrote:
>
> Hello,
>
> I'm curious what you did during that ”Over time” period. Did you 
> pull/fetch from the remote? If so, there is a big chance that it copied 
> things from there.
>
> Best,
> Gergely
> On 13 Feb 2015 04:28, "Phillip Lord" <philli...@newcastle.ac.uk 
> <javascript:>> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> I have made a single branch clone of a repository. Originally, it was
>> around 2Mb in size (compared to about 150Mb for a normal clone). Over
>> time, though it has grown to around 20Mb.
>>
>> I've used a script that I found here...
>>
>>
>> https://stubbisms.wordpress.com/2009/07/10/git-script-to-show-largest-pack-objects-and-trim-your-waist-line/
>>
>> To attempt to find out why. And it appears that there are many objects
>> NOT from the branch I cloned.
>>
>> There are a couple of possibilities.
>>
>> 1) I messed something up with the clone -- a fresh single-branch clone
>> of the repo is again 2Mb.
>>
>> 2) I messed something up at some point later.
>>
>> 3) This is expected behaviour.
>>
>> I'm not sure how to distinguish these. I could delete my repo and start
>> another single-branch clone, but I don't want to do this if I have to
>> end up doing the same again.
>>
>> Any advice is welcome.
>>
>> Phil
>>
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