Re: more git updates..
From: tony . luck
Date: Sun Apr 10 2005 - 06:40:30 EST
>handle by pure rename only plus the extra delta. The current git don't
>have per file change history. From git's point of view some file deleted
>and the other file appeared with same content.
>It is the top level SCM to handle that correctly.
>Rename a directory will be even more fun.
But from a git perspective it will be very efficient. Imagine that
Linus decides to rename arch/i386 as arch/x86 ... at the git repository
level this just requires a changeset, a new top level tree, and a new
tree for the arch directory showing that i386 changed to x86. That's
all ... every files below that didn't change, so the blobs for the files
are all the same.
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