On Tue, 14 Apr 2015 09:21:52 +0200
Magnus Therning <mag...@therning.org> wrote:
> On 14 April 2015 at 08:44, Ushaswarna Kiranmayi
> <ushaswa...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I wanted to know if Git supports large binary files of Gigabyte/
> > terabytes size. What is the cost of using GIT by approximately 10
> > (this would certainly increase to large number later)users?
> Git is first and foremost a version control system for text files
> (source code). While it *can* handle binary files it's not its forte.
> For such large binary files I'd certainly look for alternatives.
The alternatives are: git-annex, git-fat, git-media and the recently
announced git-lfs. git-annex is arguably the most battle-tested among
these while git-lfs claims to make large externally stored files
transparent to the main workflow. I did not try either of these
solutions myself, so cannot really judge.
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