Merkle trees and build systems [LWN.net]

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Ah, if the rest of the world gets used to working with trees not individual files, we could have a really good ninja2nix without uncovering tons of impurities in practice.

And this has tons of left over with Obsidian Systems is excited to bring IPFS support to Nix . I left a comment to that effect on the article (current awaiting moderation); would love to compare notes.


But it does not have commits since 2017

That is largely because the it was being used for a specific project for Haskell that ran into other difficulties. The idea is still perfectly valid.

Thanks for the link. It bypasses the lwn subscription blocks - I would have had to wait a week to read it.