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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 04:45:01 -0400
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"Derek Scherger" <address@hidden> writes:

> On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 10:56 PM, Stephen Leake <
> address@hidden> wrote:
>> 'mtn automate get_corresponding_path' takes the name in the current
>> rev and gives you the name in some parent rev.
> ... gives you the name in some *specified* parent rev, meaning, take this
> name, look it up in that rev, and get the node id. At least that's how I
> understand it.


>> You can use that before invoking this log, or log could do it
>> automatically.
>> I would argue log should do that automatically.
> Any given name can map to many different node ids through time.  Should log
> include *all* of them? It might take some time to load every historical
> roster and check to see if the specified name maps to a known node there.

'get_corresponding_path' is only needed when a specified starting rev
is given with a file name restriction.

'log' does track name changes while building the log; this is just
adjusting that process to start in the right place.

-- Stephe

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