Build/release tasks for using Virtual File System for git.
VFS for git tasks
VFS for git is an open source system that allow you to work with huge git repositories. It was created by Microsoft to support the code base for Windows which is roughly 300 GB big and contains about 3.5 million files. See Git at scale and gvfs.io for more information. The sources for VFS for git can be found on github.
This extension brings VFS for git to your build and release. By default VFS for git is not yet supported in the VSTS Get Sources task. But if you have large git repositories you need to work with and you do not need to download the entire repository on the build server this extensions will help you do just that!
The following articles give some more background on why and when VFS for git is usefull: