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Re: [git-users] git checkout file with custom mtime




On Sat, Jan 05, 2019 at 10:44:47PM +0100, Daniel Fanjul wrote:
> I'm on Ubuntu. I do not use LFS. I track mods and saved games of
> Skyrim with git, TESV.exe sorts the saved games only by their mtime. I
> know it is not the most usual use case for git.
> 
> I agree with that viewpoint and I like the way git works right now, I
> do not want to change that. Checking out the saved games and then
> fixing the mtime works but forces a lot of unneeded I/O.

You might find this overview of git-annex vs git lfs useful:
https://lwn.net/Articles/774125/

Also see this recent thread on the Git list:
https://public-inbox.org/git/79fd2b4e-243c-a9f5-3485-2954fb0f50ef@xxxxxxxxx/