[Oberon] filesystem with directories ?

Brantley Coile brantley at coraid.com
Fri May 5 00:07:51 CEST 2006


>> "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."

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