Our project is about 11GB, 10 of which are binary data (.png images). Consequently, a
git diff or
git status operations take up more than a minute. Fortunately all data files are separated into a folder with the wonderful name
data. The assignment is "Avoid compressing, diffing and other costly operations on binary files."
It was considered splitting the project into two repos. Then
datawould be an external repo, that is checked out by the main source code repo. It was decided that the overhead of keeping the repos in sync would be too much, especially for the artists, who work with the data files.
I feel that git attributes is the solution, but how? Or is there a better architecture than a monolithic repo?