Thanks for the response. It feels like if I want to do this, I need to make
a custom git gui that collects the objects and then runs git add like you
On Friday, October 18, 2013 6:45:02 AM UTC-4, Konstantin Khomoutov wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Oct 2013 15:55:52 -0700 (PDT)
> > 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
> git add 'myjunk/*'
> (notice that I protected the asterisk from the shell).
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