[Haskell-cafe] ANN: filestore 0.1
gwern0 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 26 09:44:04 EST 2009
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On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 12:17 AM, carmen wrote:
> back to the original topic of the thread..
> cool project,
> id be interested ina pure-FS backend as well,
> as the overhead of a git/hg add/commit is a bit too much for eg a single 'field' of data
Well, for high-performance we expect people to use Data.Binary and
roll their own subset of version-controlling capabilities. If you
wouldn't use git or darcs for something to begin with, filestore isn't
going to help much.
> plus you can also verison via new URIs and/or a subtree-versioning FS like BTRfs...
Going through a versioning FS sounds like a good idea, although I
wouldn't want to implement some of the more complex functions like a
history changelog. Patches are welcome.
(Versioning plain files vie new names sounds very inefficient to me,
though; I wonder if such a system would be worse than just using
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