Ah, it's that python code I was trying to run yesterday. It's replicated my entire git repository about 20 times as temp files :blobcat_thisisfine:


OMG it's worse than that. It's sort of fractally replicated itself because it's replicated the whole git repo, including the folder containing the replicated git repos....

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Currently deleting the temp folders, we're at 33Gb and still counting.

Final count, 569K items being deleted from inside my git repo, I don't know how many Gb that is but in excess of 33. This is probably my fault for writing bad code but jesus.

Fortunately I didn't commit anything to git after I ran that code and it crashed.

@virtualwolf I was like "How is this in the tens of GB? My git repo isn't that large!"

@pelagikat Woo Hoo !! Kinda nice to see someone else make the mistake I once made, but I do also feel for you 8-/

So sorry, not sorry, but sorry.

Does that make sense?

Hope you recover it.

@ColinTheMathmo I think I just need to rewrite the code to make my working directory somewhere other than inside the git repo.

@pelagikat That would help ...

(Again, been there, done that. Well, not *exactly* that, but close enough).

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