git-annex allows managing files with git, without checking the file contents into git. While that may seem paradoxical, it is useful when dealing with files larger than git can currently easily handle, whether due to limitations in memory, time, or disk space. git-annex is designed for git users ...

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git annex sync - not pulling in files

I haven't synced my git annex repositories for quite some time and was trying to synchronize them recently, but am getting an error which indicates I need to merge. I am getting the error: Updates ...
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Why doesn't git-annex map realize Einstein is one repository?

TLDR Have I confused git-annex into thinking one machine is actually two? Background I have a git-annex repository that has copies on three machines: Watt, Einstein, and Heisenberg in addition to a ...
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Init gix-annex additional repo with existing files

I configured git-annex to keep track of a directory containing several GB of data. Its content is replicated on an S3 remote, so I can drop some files to free some space and get them back when I need ...