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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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