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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Jacob Keller <jacob.keller@gmail.com>
Cc: Urs Thuermann <urs@isnogud.escape.de>, Git mailing list <git@vger.kernel.org>, Igor Djordjevic <igor.d.djordjevic@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: How to keep log history when renaming and changing simultaneously
Date: Mon, 17 Apr 2017 20:20:54 -0700
Message-ID: <xmqqr30qflk9.fsf@gitster.mtv.corp.google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CA+P7+xpWMdoQj5FxkN=7QKc3UvW77HsTDs5RRZiCg4WVnB4wqA@mail.gmail.com>

Jacob Keller <jacob.keller@gmail.com> writes:

> Unfortunately I don't have a ready link to the message, but there is a
> very good post from early on in Git's development where Linus explains
> why Git does not store rename and copy information in the history.

One of the most important message in the list archive, gmane:217 aka

http://public-inbox.org/git/Pine.LNX.4.58.0504150753440.7211@ppc970.osdl.org/


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Thread overview: 6+ messages in thread (expand / mbox.gz / Atom feed / [top])
2017-04-17 11:36 Urs Thuermann
2017-04-17 12:17 ` Duy Nguyen
2017-04-17 20:34 ` Igor Djordjevic
2017-04-17 21:36   ` Urs Thuermann
2017-04-18  1:15     ` Jacob Keller
2017-04-18  3:20       ` Junio C Hamano [this message]

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