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Adam K Dean
Adam K Dean

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Counting commits with Git

To count commits on a branch, you can use git rev-list.

For the branch you're on, use:

git rev-list --count HEAD
5
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Or for another <branch>, use:

git rev-list --count <branch>
5
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Also, to count commits by author, you can use git shortlog:

git shortlog -s -n
4 Some User
1 Joe Bloggs
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