[announce] git-annex

Joey Hess joey at kitenet.net
Wed Oct 20 22:00:19 CEST 2010

Yaroslav Halchenko wrote:
> one issue I have discovered which seems to complicate such use case:
> git-annex seems to not track the content to any degree assuming
> that those data files are really immutable.  Although it is not
> common, our data files might change, and it seems there is no way in
> annex to track multiple "blobs" for the same filename?

This is up to the key-value backend used for the file. The default
backend is WORM (write once, read many). The unfinished SHA1 backed will
include the checksum in the key, so will track content -- but I'm unsure
yet how efficient it will be.


see shy jo
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