Another kickstarter project

Daniel Fussell dfussell at byu.edu
Thu May 24 18:50:24 MDT 2012


On 05/24/2012 02:26 PM, Alan Young wrote:
> On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 2:22 PM, Daniel Fussell<dfussell at byu.edu>  wrote:
>> One of the problems Sparkleshare has is with large files (since it is a
>> git frontend-ish).  I haven't played with git-annex, but if it has
>> solved the large file problem, it might help both projects.
>>
>> The other problem I know of with Sparkleshare is the windows client
>> isn't quite stable yet.  I'm sure that will be resolved shortly though.
> git-annex was written specifically to handle large files that git
> can't handle. From the homepage ( http://git-annex.branchable.com ):
>
> "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."
By both projects I meant git-annex assistant and Sparkleshare; forgive 
my ambiguity.  The "if" part was there only because I don't know how 
well it works.

;-Daniel Fussell


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