On Friday, March 6, 2015 at 5:37:41 PM UTC+1, reinhar...@yahoo.de wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been investigating on how to model SVN Externals - especially file 
> externals - with GIT. We'd like to use GIT if externals are supported.
> Possible options are:
> - subtree merges
> - submodules
> But none of these seem to support file externals (that is reference a file 
> in your repository with a specified version and copy that file into a 
> subfolder upon checkout).

What are you trying to achieve with these file externals? Can you elaborate 
on your use case? Perhaps someone will come up with some ideas then.

If you're trying to keep single large files out of the repository, perhaps 
git-annex <https://git-annex.branchable.com/> would be something to look at.

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