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Re: Bash source repository

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: Bash source repository
Date: Sun, 29 May 2011 22:06:18 -0700
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"Bradley M. Kuhn" <address@hidden> writes:

> The new repository contains everything that the current
> Savannah one does, but I put much more effort into making
> commits fine-grained, rather than merely importing the public
> releases blindly.  (For example, I did 'git mv' where it was
> obvious a move occurred, so that changes in file movements were
> properly tracked historically).

Git doesn't track file movement in any way, it just tracks file
content.  It is "git diff" and other commands for viewing history
that figure out that a file moved, based on the change that
occurred.  It is a waste of time to use "git mv" if some other
way is easier.
Ben Pfaff 

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