Large Git repositories become very slow and put a lot of strain on the GitLab
server. The Large File Storage
) extension is used to off-load large files from a repository to a separate storage.
For more information about LFS and GitLab please refer to the official documentation here
User Interaction with LSF Repositories
A Git client with enabled LFS support
is needed to work with LFS-enabled repositories.
The following examples show how to use the command line git client with LFS.
git clone https://gitlab.inf.ethz.ch/<group>/<project>.git
git config credential.helper 'cache --timeout 3600'
Enable LFS for a Repository
To enable LFS right after creating a new GitLab project follow these instructions
. For an existing project that already contains data that should be moved to LFS isginf
also provides instructions and a tool
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