Hello,

Maybe with a separate binary repo. You may want to check out git-fat[1] or
git-media[2], and maybe Artifactory[3] (maybe it’s a bit overkill, though,
depending on the size of your project). It is highly possible there are
other tools, these are the ones I know.

Best,
Gergely

[1] https://github.com/jedbrown/git-fat
[2] https://github.com/alebedev/git-media
[3] http://www.jfrog.com/artifactory/

2015-09-10 9:23 GMT+02:00 <pozzu...@gmail.com>:

> I'm very new to VCS and git, so I have some difficulties to use them.
>
> I'd like to use git for my embedded projects. I consider a must have feature 
> the possibility to retrieve the binary files of an old release. In this way, 
> I can reprogram a real device with EXACTLY the same binary after some years 
> since the release.
>
> I understood it's better to not add binary files to the repository. Indeed I 
> don't need to track binary files for every commit. The only thing I need is 
> to add additional non-tracked/ignored files (binaries) to a few commits, 
> usually tags for production releases.
>
>
> How to reach this goal?
>
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