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


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


<pack>.idx …

The idx files to verify.


After verifying the pack, show list of objects contained in the pack and a histogram of delta chain length.


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.


When specifying the -v option the format used is:

SHA1 type size size-in-pack-file offset-in-packfile

for objects that are not deltified in the pack, and

SHA1 type size size-in-packfile offset-in-packfile depth base-SHA1

for objects that are deltified.


Part of the git(1) suite