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From Marcel Reutegger <mreut...@adobe.com>
Subject RE: content hash of a tree
Date Tue, 15 Oct 2013 07:12:35 GMT

> > You can't. The underlying MicroKernel/NodeStore does not necessarily
> > store content by hash. In fact neither the MongoMK nor the SegmentMK
> > do so.
> >
> hmm, that's bad. I thought this was one of the fundamental principles that
> allow for quick diff/merge and help identify a commit within the MVCC
> timeline.
> what was the reason to abandon this idea?

at least for the MongoMK we didn't want to serialize the commits across
multiple instances, which would be required with hashes.

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