[toronto-lisp] March meeting minutes.

doug at hcsw.org doug at hcsw.org
Tue Mar 9 22:48:11 UTC 2010

On Sat, Mar 06, 2010 at 07:14:00PM -0500 or thereabouts, Vishvajit Singh wrote:
> In fact, I've been thinking about MacGyver'ing Git a little.. I'd like
> a tool that can verify a Git repository, by which I mean go through
> all the objects in the repo and make sure they still match their SHA1
> hashes. That way, if a cosmic ray somehow flips a bit on my hard
> drive, I can just restore the corrupted object from a backup.

I think you want git fsck --full? If there are corrupted objects it will
display something like this:

$ git fsck --full
fatal: object 004c3f812a836736c0faf9c1763d9a9fdb8f7c9c is corrupted

Hope this helps,


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