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Re: Migration to version 9by
On Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 10:23 AM, Daniel Reis <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: [...] > It seems that the main objection to start with an empty branch is the > history for ported modules. > But afaik git filter-branch keeps file history. > > Can someone elaborate on this? > > --DR > When a module is renamed, the git filter-branch as used in the example won't include the history before the renaming. It is possible to extract a module following the renames, but it is way more complex and not the type of operations we'd want to run routinely.