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    SubjectRe: Re: more git updates..
    Dear diary, on Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 06:05:19AM CEST, I got a letter
    where David Eger <eger@havoc.gtf.org> told me that...
    > So with git, *every* changeset is an entire (compressed) copy of the
    > kernel. Really? Every patch you accept adds 37 MB to your hard disk?
    >
    > Am I missing something here?

    Yes. Only changes files re-appear. The unchanged files keep the same
    SHA1 hash, therefore they don't re-appear in the repository.

    So, if Linus gets a patch which sanitizes drivers/char/selection.c,
    only these new objects appear in the repository:

    drivers/char/selection.c
    drivers/char
    drivers
    . (project root)
    commit message

    Kind regards,

    --
    Petr "Pasky" Baudis
    Stuff: http://pasky.or.cz/
    98% of the time I am right. Why worry about the other 3%.
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