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Re: Org + git branches for derived files

From: Rob Sargent
Subject: Re: Org + git branches for derived files
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2021 19:53:45 -0600

> On Aug 13, 2021, at 6:54 PM, Mark Barton <mbarton98@gmail.com> wrote:
> Ken,
> You could consider using git-lfs, Large File Support. There is some setup and 
> then you can say track *.pdf and that will tell git to track the binary file 
> in a more efficient way. I use this mailing for csv files that I want to have 
> a snapshot version of with the Jupyter notebook that used them. Once you are 
> tracking the files with git-lfs, they will be tracked with the normal git 
> commits.
> I agree that the best practice is not to commit these types of files, but 
> sometimes it is handy to. By committing the PDF files to the repo, I can use 
> Working Copy, a git client, on my iPad to quickly reference a document. Since 
> the iPad cannot run Emacs, I am unable to regenerate the PDF from there.
> Mark

If you’re using GitHub or gitlab you can place artifacts along side your code 
repo. One often sees executables and jars there. Typically built and updated by 
mechanisms on the holster on a  “release” action or similar event

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