GitDirStat – a git maintenance gui

Some time ago I wrote the blog “Remove directories and files permanently from git“. Removing files from a git history is not an unusual task and I thought that it would be nice if there is an easier and faster way to do it. I thought that there should be a gui that help you to find big files in the history and that let you select the files you want to remove with just a click of a button. Therefore I started the GitDirStat project on github and developed a java swing application based on the JGIT library provided by the eclipse community. The name was derived from the popular WinDirStat application or… Read More »GitDirStat – a git maintenance gui