How Sketch took over 200GB of our MacBooks

How we found out about it

Finding the issue

Where did that remaining 270gb go to?

The folder was a whopping 212GB, hidden away on the hard drive.

Printing the size of the DocumentRevisions folder solved the mystery.

The Cause

Version control allows you to go back to every saved version of a file.

The Fix

We run this command now by default on every new hire’s Macbook.




Software Engineer at Stripe

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Thomas Degry

Thomas Degry

Software Engineer at Stripe

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