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Re: [Monotone-devel] Can Monotone not diff across file renames?

From: Stephen Leake
Subject: Re: [Monotone-devel] Can Monotone not diff across file renames?
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2008 00:56:04 -0400
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Jack Lloyd <address@hidden> writes:

> On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 02:52:34PM +1100, Daniel Carosone wrote:
>> The confusion comes from the way names are specified for restrictions
>> - in short, are you using the name of the file it has now, or the name
>> it had in the revision you're asking for.
> That is a good question! I had assumed it would resolve my name
> relative to my current workspace state, but clearly that is not the
> case. (?)
> Perhaps I should review the manual. Hrm.
>> I think in your specific example, it's made worse because you're
>> using relative paths within a subdirectory of the workspace, where
>> the actual rename was on a parent of that dir.
> Yeah I figured that was part of it.
>> We talked about a way to be explicit about this (a syntax for
>> address@hidden) but it hasn't been implemented AFAIK.
> How hard would it be to implement? That is just some surface syntax
> that boils down to a content hash (or revision id? I don't really know
> how Monotone's internal structures work) and then goes into the normal
> logic chain of the existing commands, right?

'mtn automate get_corresponding_path' takes the name in the current
rev and gives you the name in some parent rev.

You can use that before invoking this log, or log could do it

I would argue log should do that automatically.

-- Stephe

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