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Each kernels are grouped per its component. For example, all atmospheric kernels will reside under "atm" directory. You can find directories for each component at root directory.
How to use git-lfs to prevent using unnecessary large files
git-lfs setup for downloading data files
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**Before using kernels in this repository, you need to pull data files using lfs as explained in this section.**
You can find further explanation on using git-lfs at "https://sabicalija.github.io/git-lfs-intro/".
If you get an error message similar to "git: 'lfs' is not a git command", please install lfs first as explaiend at above link
If you get an error message similar to "git: 'lfs' is not a git command", it indicates that lfs is not installed.
In case that git-lfs is not available on your system, you may want to install git-lfs locally.
In case that git-lfs is not available on your system, you may ask system admin to install git-lfs.
If that is not an easy option for you, you may want to install git-lfs locally by yourself.
First, download git-lfs binary from github lfs support site similar to following and copy a git-lfs
binary to a folder where path is in your $PATH environment variable. Actual path for download file
may be different from what is shown below depending on your system.:
>>> wget https://github.com/git-lfs/git-lfs/releases/download/v2.11.0/git-lfs-linux-amd64-v2.11.0.tar.gz
>>> gunzip git-lfs-linux-amd64-v2.11.0.tar.gz
>>> tar -xvf git-lfs-linux-amd64-v2.11.0.tar
>>> tar -xvzf git-lfs-linux-amd64-v2.11.0.tar.gz
>>> cp git-lfs ~/bin # assuming ~/bin in your $PATH
>>> git lfs # for testing
You can find further explanation on using git-lfs at "https://sabicalija.github.io/git-lfs-intro/".
Once installed successfuly, git-lfs is ready for use in your local git repository.
Configure skipping LFS tracked files::
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