Marco Costalba <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
>> A particular state of files and directories which was stored in
>> the object database. It is referenced by a commit object.
>> An object which contains the information about a particular
>> revision, such as parents, committer, author, date and the
>> tree object which corresponds to the top directory of the
>> stored revision.
> So 'revision' is the struct and 'commit object' the pointer ;-)
It would be more like "revision" is a concept represented (not
"referenced") by a commit object.
>> A collection of refs together with an object database containing
>> all objects, which are reachable from the refs. A repository can
>> share an object database with other repositories.
> In a lot of git documentation, starting from the tutorial, it is used 'git
> but peraphs 'repository' is more a standard definition for an SCM archive.
> Just archive peraphs is too generic, also a tarball is an archive :-)
Agreed. I personally think the word "archive" on this list came
from people who have some degree of tla background. CVS and SVN
people would have said repository.
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