|Emery Hemingway 1743234f96 Version 0.2.1||9 months ago|
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This repository hosts a proof-of-concept storage system and synthetic file- system frontend for the Genode OS framework. The concept of the file has been replaced with the blob, a finite and linear stream of bytes. Blobs are identified by 256 bit hash digests using BLAKE2B in tree mode.
A blobset is flat map of key hashes to blob hashes. Key hashes are 64 bits so the practical limit to the number of set members is 2^32. Sets are implemented as lazy-loaded hash array mapped tries with a 64 node fan-out. A store contains both data blobs and blobs of set metadata and is the public API to both blobs and sets.
Two stores are provided, one that stores blobs to a UNIX file-system backend and the other as a HTTP client. A primitive HTTP server is provided to serve the UNIX backend to the client. A Lisp-like REPL is provided to build and explore sets and a Genode file-system server is provided to serve sets as file-systems.
Exposing a set as a UNIX file-system is trivial because set keys are hash digests of arbitrary byte-strings, so names containing the / character may be mapped in the set.
A plugin for the Picard tagger is available at _extras/picardplugin. This plugin ingests audio files into a rolling set and indexes them by MusicBrainz recording UUID. A simple playlist generator for playing these files may be found at https://github.com/ehmry/musicbrainz_playlist_generator.