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Re: git history tracking across renames (and emacs support)

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: git history tracking across renames (and emacs support)
Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2018 21:13:52 +0300

> From: Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden>
> Cc: Clément Pit-Claudel <address@hidden>,
>   address@hidden,  address@hidden,  address@hidden
> Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2018 17:31:57 +0000
> EZ> There's only one command: "C-x 4 a".
> I think that's not entirely accurate. It sort of works for most cases
> from a single file. But it opens a ChangeLog file, not a commit entry,
> which is really odd. And it has many other special behaviors (e.g.
> doesn't regenerate entries if the code changes).

Yes, it opens ChangeLog, but copy-pasting from there to the log buffer
when committing is trivial, right?  And you will see that our
.gitignore conveniently ignores ChangeLog.

> But it could open a *mode* where users can interact with the commit
> message, as you and Clément suggested.

There's the "C-c C-a" command in the *vc-log* buffer, if the above
somehow is not convenient for you.  One of these always does the job
for me.

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