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Re: Locations of Tests

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Locations of Tests
Date: Wed, 04 Nov 2015 20:23:33 +0100
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Steinar Bang <address@hidden> writes:

>>>>>> Artur Malabarba <address@hidden>:
>> On 4 Nov 2015 5:53 pm, "John Wiegley" <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> I'd happily accept a patch to move things into accordance with the naming
>>> structure under lisp/.
>> Same here. Just make sure it doesn't mess up git blame. ;-)
> ...and file history.
> What this means in practice, is that files should be moved verbatim.
> You can change files once they are in place in the new location, but the
> first commit in the new location should be of files with identical SHA1
> hashes as the files in the old location.
> git tracks history across moves/renames by matching the file content
> SHA1 hashes of files in other locations.

That's what always works, but git blame's -C option will try getting
stuff matched even if you don't properly rename.  But -C is expensive.
And it's always a nuisance to supply the like of C-x v g with additional

David Kastrup

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