GitHub Node - is there an file size limit? Output content is empty, but shouldn't

Describe the problem/error/question

For the last days I couldn’t upload a new file version on GitHub because the GitHub File Get Function has an empty content output which is needed for further difference checks. The file is available on GitHub and also the links in the output has all functionality. Few file commits before I had never that issue. Maybe it depends on the file size? Actually I have up to 22k lines and 1.04 mb on that file. With the last commit GitHub says the file size was by 1010 kb and ~21k lines.

What is the error message (if any)?

The GitHub Node itself has no error message. Only the content column is empty, html_links, download_links and so on are all there.

Share the output returned by the last node

content: [empty]

Expected: base64 code

Information on your n8n setup

  • n8n version: latest 1.25.1
  • Database (default: SQLite): default
  • n8n EXECUTIONS_PROCESS setting (default: own, main): default
  • Running n8n via (Docker, npm, n8n cloud, desktop app): Docker
  • Operating system: Debian 11.7

Hi @wilano :wave: This is an issue our engineering team is aware of - I’ll let them know this is still happening on 1.25.1 and that there’s another report of it. I’ll let you know if I have any updates!

Unfortunately I wouldn’t be sure of a workaround within the Github node in the meantime :bowing_man:

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