Talespin_Kit Talespin_Kit - 1 month ago 6
Git Question

How to find the number of files changed from one commit to another in git

I am working on a git repository which contains huge number of files changed b/w one commit to another, how to extract the number of files changes b/w commits.

Answer

The git whatchanged tool shows you a summary of files that were modified. By itself it lists all commits, but you can also limit it to just the recent n commits:

git whatchanged -1

To count files:

git whatchanged -1 --format=oneline | wc -l

See git help whatchanged for details.

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