git-show-index






git‐show‐index − Show packed archive index



git show−index




Read the .idx file for a Git packfile (created with git‐
pack‐objects(1) or git‐index‐pack(1)) from the standard
input, and dump its contents. The output consists of one
object per line, with each line containing two or three
space−separated columns:

 •   the first column is the offset in bytes of the object
     within the corresponding packfile

 •   the second column is the object id of the object

 •   if the index version is 2 or higher, the third column
     contains the CRC32 of the object data

The objects are output in the order in which they are found
in the index file, which should be (in a correctly
constructed file) sorted by object id.

Note that you can get more information on a packfile by
calling git‐verify‐pack(1). However, as this command
considers only the index file itself, it’s both faster and
more flexible.



Part of the git(1) suite