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// blob = file contents, identified by hash
const blobs = {
'73d8a': 'import x from "y"; console.log("some file contents")',
'9c6bd': 'D8 A1 31 0F ...',
'547d4': '# Readme\nThis is documentation',
'a0302': '# Readme\nThis is some updated documentation',
}
// tree = references to blobs and trees, identified by hash
const trees = {
'811cb': [
'blob: 9c6bd logo.png',
'blob: 73d8a main.js',
],
'877af': [
'tree: 811cb source',
'blob: 547d4 readme.md',
],
'7d676': [
'tree: 811cb docs',
'blob: a0302 readme.md',
],
}
// commit = ref to tree + metadata, identified by hash
const commits = {
'841b9': {
tree: '877af',
parent: null,
message: 'feat: Initial commit, add file structure',
author: 'bran',
datetime: '1970-01-01 13:37:00',
},
'199df': {
tree: '7d676',
parent: '841b9',
message: 'docs: Update readme',
author: 'colleague',
datetime: '1971-02-02 13:37:00',
},
}
// branch/tag/ref = named pointers to commit
const refs = {
'HEAD': '199df',
'main': '199df',
'feature/xyz': '841b9',
}
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