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SubjectRe: Mercurial 0.4b vs git patchbomb benchmark


On Mon, 2 May 2005, Matt Mackall wrote:
>
> The delta is not the object I care about and its representation is
> arbitrary. In fact different branches will store different deltas
> depending on how their DAGs get topologically sorted. The object I
> care about is the original text, so that's the hash I store.

Ok. In that case, it sounds like you're really doing everything git is
doing, except your "blob" objects effectively can have pointers to a
previous object (and you have a different on-disk representation)? Is
that correct?

Linus
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