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Sourcetree can not use git-lfs


I have tried embedded git and tried system git options in the (Mac OS) Preferences->Git tab. I have version 3.0.1 and have just re-installed Sourcetree.

I am sure i have git lfs installed, it worked previously with sourcetee.

When I tell sourcetree to use the system git, it finds the executable git-lfs.


When i try to use git lfs in a custom action,  i get this error:


command: git lfs lock animation/hiking/anim_hiking_driving_01.tar


git: 'lfs' is not a git command. See 'git --help'.


The most similar command is



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Ana Retamal Atlassian Team Jan 23, 2019

Hi Chris,

Is your project using Git LFS already? If not, you need to install Git LFS on your computer (if it's not there already) and initialize it within your repo as explained at Tutorial Git LFS.

Let us know if that helps!

Kind regards,

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