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Embedded git-lfs

Hi - I am not able to select "reset to embedded git-lfs" in the preferences of an existing repository in a new branch. Do you know why this is? I would like to push a file, but it is over 100MB, so I need to enable git-lfs. Thanks! 

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Hi @fjohns,

Unfortunately I'm not quite clear on the problem but hopefully this might help a bit…

"Reset to embedded git-lfs" in the Git preferences is for managing the installation of that particular component. You don't need to use it unless there's a specific version of git-lfs you prefer. 

Enabling LFS for a particular repository is done using the Repository -> Git LFS -> Initialize Repository menu item and that will help you set up the configuration. You may also need to enable it in the hosting service you use.

Brian Ganninger
Principal Developer, Sourcetree

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