Re: file rename causes history to disappear

From: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
Date: 2006-09-07 09:54:44
Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org> writes:

> On Wed, 6 Sep 2006, Jakub Narebski wrote:
>> 
>> But --follow=<filename> with <pathspec> can be useful, e.g. when <pathspec> 
>> is a directory (or, perhaps in the future, glob), which would mean "follow
>> the contents indicated in starting hash by <filename>, and stop following
>> when it falls out outside given <pathspec>, in our case given directory".
>
> Yes, that would indeed make sense. The pathspec ends up being kept as a 
> "limiter", and basically tells you what the "context" for following is 
> allowed to be. 
>
> Color me convinced.

Likewise.

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