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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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 ...