On Tue, Sep 13, 2016 at 1:14 AM, Lars Schneider
<larsxschnei...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 12 Sep 2016, at 21:11, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote:
>> [..]
>> properly; supporting "huge objects" better in the object layer,
>> without having to resort to ugly hacks like GitLFS that will never
>> be part of the core Git. [...]
> I agree with you that GitLFS is an ugly hack.
> Some applications have test data, image assets, and other data sets that
> need to be versioned along with the source code.
> How would you deal with these kind of "huge objects" _today_?

I think that Junio was saying that this problem and other problems
like this one are indeed itches for some people, but maybe not for
kernel community.

About this specific problem, as you probably know, I started working
on adding support for external object databases, on top of some
previous work that Peff had started some years ago:


So if you want to better deal with huge objects in the near future,
you are welcome to help on this.

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