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From: Bryan Turner <bturner@atlassian.com>
To: Robert Dailey <rcdailey.lists@gmail.com>
Cc: Git <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: diff.renames not working?
Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2019 15:36:15 -0700
Message-ID: <CAGyf7-F95A848hdM-CWPZvuvaSHF7p4qEftGoXMHNM5nyfDkeg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAHd499BT35jvPtsuD9gfJB0HJ=NxtzyQOaiD7-=sHJbFYhphpg@mail.gmail.com>

On Fri, Sep 13, 2019 at 1:24 PM Robert Dailey <rcdailey.lists@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> 2. `diff -M` doesn't actually work either. It should, though. In fact,
> I expected it to work as `--follow` does. But it doesn't.

Just a small point of clarification: Is -M really what you mean here?
Given you indicated you have "diff.renames=copies", wouldn't you need
-C? -M only detects renames, not copies.

(I haven't looked too deeply into the rest, but this detail caught my eye.)

Best regards,
Bryan Turner


> 3. The `diff.renames` config doesn't seem to be working here, when it should.
>
> Can someone explain the behavior I'm seeing? I really am confused
> about all this...
>
> [1]: https://git-scm.com/docs/git-diff

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Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-09-13 20:24 Robert Dailey
2019-09-13 22:36 ` Bryan Turner [this message]
2019-09-14  3:30 ` Jeff King
2019-09-16 14:25   ` Robert Dailey
2019-09-16 17:35   ` Junio C Hamano

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