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git-effort - Show effort statistics on file(s)


git-effort [--above <value>] [<path>...] [-- [<log options>...]]


Shows effort statistics about files in the repository.

Display includes:
- Commits: number of commits per file - highlighting files with most activity.
- Active days: total number of days which contributed modifications to this file.


--above <value>

Ignore files with commits <= a value.


Only count commits that touches the given paths.

Note: git-effort does not accept revision ranges, but the underlying git log does (See the

<log options>...

Options for git log. Note that you must use -- to separate options to git log from options
to git effort. This makes it possible to only count commits you are interested in. Not all
options are relevant in the context of git-effort, but those that are is listed under the
"Commit Limiting" section on the git-log manpages.


Note: Output will first appear unsorted, then the screen is cleared and the sorted list is
output. The initial unsorted list is not shown in the examples for brevity.

Displays "effort" statistics:

$ git effort --above 5

file commits active days

git-extras 26 18
git-release 13 13
git-effort 13 2
git-ignore 11 7
git-changelog 11 8
git-graft 9 6
git-summary 8 6
git-delete-branch 8 6
git-repl 7 5

$ git effort --above 5 bin/* -- --after="one year ago" --author="Leila Muhtasib"

file commits active days

git-extras 15 12
git-release 6 4
git-effort 6 2
git-ignore 4 4
git-changelog 3 2
git-graft 2 2

Showing statistics on directories is also possible:

$ git effort bin man -- --after="one year ago"

file commits active days

bin.......................................... 406 232
man.......................................... 118 80

Only count commits in the specified revision range:

$ git effort -- master..feature

file commits active days

bin/git-effort............................... 3 2
man/git-effort.md............................ 1 1

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