On Thu, 17 Oct 2013 15:55:52 -0700 (PDT)
Aaron Cook <cookacou...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Is it possible to configure git to see a group of files as a singular 
> object?
> For instance, I have a directory with several files:
> 
> myjunk/text.txt
> myjunk/somefile.exe
> myjunk/anotherfile.odt
> 
> Whenever a modification is made, I would like to see just "myjunk" as 
> modified, not the files beneath. For all intensive purposes, git
> treats myjunk/* as a single binary file.

I think that no, it's impossible: Git does not track directories, and
only copes with them because it has to (filesystems on mainstream OSes
are hierarchical).

On the other hand, you could use the fact `git add` is able to add
multiple files in one go:

git add myjunk

or

git add 'myjunk/*'

(notice that I protected the asterisk from the shell).

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