May 26, 2018

Store files on a filesystem using a simple hash-based storage

File-HStore is a very minimalist perl library to store files on a filesystem using a very simple hash-based storage.

File-HStore is nothing more than a simple wrapper interface to a storage containing a specific directory structure where files are hold based on their hashes. The name of the directories is based on the first two bytes of the hexadecimal form of the digest. The file is stored and named with its full hexadecimal form in the corresponding prefixed directory.

The current version is supporting the SHA-1 and SHA-2 256 bits algorithm. The FAT Free Archive Toolkit format is also supported and it is composed of the date of submission plus the SHA-2 real digest part.

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