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Count Changed Lines in Git

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Count Changed Lines in Git

Counting changed line in Git is important for keeping track of versions when practicing DevOps. Learn how to do it easily with this simple tip.

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Read why times series is the fastest growing database category.

I have a favourite set of switches to git log, but today I wanted to answer the question "You deleted how much code today?" so I thought I'd share how I did that.


git log --numstat will show you how many lines were added (first column) and removed (next column) per file, kind of a more scientific version of the --stat switch. And if you're thinking of scripting this to gather stats, try it with --oneline as well, it's easier to parse.

Learn how to get 20x more performance than Elastic by moving to a Time Series database.

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