Charles Bailey takes a look at Git Index’s internals, explaining why it is used, what and how is stored in it, and what operations can be used against it.
Charles Bailey is a C++ software developer at Bloomberg LP, working in commodity derivatives. His career has included roles in such diverse areas as web technology, business intelligence, data warehousing, defence and radar. He is a Git user, advocate and occasional contributor and relishes the opportunity to reduce gnarly problems to dust with his git-fu and to teach others how to do the same.
ACCU is an organisation for anyone interested in developing and improving programming skills. ACCU welcomes everyone who is interested in any programming language. ACCU supports its members by hosting mailing lists, running a yearly conference, publishing journals and organising online study groups.