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I am a Homebrew user and have noticed very large files. It seems to have something to do with
git, I searched with Brave Search for “Git pack format” but didn't understand exactly why they are so big and are on every MacBook with Homebrew installed.
du -sh /opt/homebrew/Library/Taps/homebrew/homebrew-core/.git/objects/pack/pack-771e63086750c49b4fd081c9c622ab26df8e0ebd.pack 521M /opt/homebrew/Library/Taps/homebrew/homebrew-core/.git/objects/pack/pack-771e63086750c49b4fd081c9c622ab26df8e0ebd.pack du -sh /opt/homebrew/Library/Taps/homebrew/homebrew-core/.git/objects/pack/* | sort -h | tail -n 5 1.3M /opt/homebrew/Library/Taps/homebrew/homebrew-core/.git/objects/pack/pack-2b3283474b544ba3bf85a321701bbf10a228ea33.pack 1.3M /opt/homebrew/Library/Taps/homebrew/homebrew-core/.git/objects/pack/pack-c7ee9bb296a5a4d13072b80e2e1ce7ba26e49e1a.pack 1.4M /opt/homebrew/Library/Taps/homebrew/homebrew-core/.git/objects/pack/pack-08cf158b3c8204179e6f63446d70c89a4dd7a48c.pack 36M /opt/homebrew/Library/Taps/homebrew/homebrew-core/.git/objects/pack/pack-771e63086750c49b4fd081c9c622ab26df8e0ebd.idx 521M /opt/homebrew/Library/Taps/homebrew/homebrew-core/.git/objects/pack/pack-771e63086750c49b4fd081c9c622ab26df8e0ebd.pack
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