[Oberon] filesystem with directories ?
W B Hacker
wbh at conducive.org
Thu May 4 23:43:11 CEST 2006
Jack Johnson wrote:
> On 5/4/06, W B Hacker <wbh at conducive.org> wrote:
>> ISTR Signetics "Logic Designer's Casebook" (or whatever that
>> huge white book was called) showing circuitry for "content
>> addressable memory"
> Wikipedia has an entry:
Routers. Of course ....
> and at at first glance, here's a possible filesystem based on some of
> the concepts:
> and another:
> and, hey, maybe I'm not a complete idiot:
> "What git offers is a content-addressable object filesystem. If you
> store a file in git, it does not really have a name; instead, it can
> be looked up using its contents (as represented by an SHA hash). A
> hierarchical grouping of files - a particular kernel release, for
> example - is represented by a separate "tree" object listing which
> files are part of the group and where they are to be found. Files do
> not have any history - they simply exist or not, and two versions of
> the same file are only linked by virtue of being in the same place in
> two different tree objects."
> More info on git:
> (Thanks, Google)
May be some meat there .....
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