Handling large files with git

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Ever wanted to manage large binary files with git? Even received “out of memory” exceptions when trying to push large object packs? This seems to be a common problem users have with git. And there are two solutions to this problem: git-annex and git-media.

These applications enhance git, in that large files can be tracked by git, but do not need to be available in the repository. The files can be selectively retrieved from a remote location when required.

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