Re: source history
Josh Parmenter <josh@...
2011-02-01 03:59:55 GMT
thanks James... guess I'll build qgit and see what that can show.
On Jan 31, 2011, at 7:55 PM, James Harkins wrote:
> At Mon, 31 Jan 2011 18:18:22 -0800,
> Josh Parmenter wrote:
>> ah - actually, I have found that part of the issue is the source tree reorganization (since GC.cpp used to
be in common/Source/lang/LangSource).
>> However, diff-ing with master simply shows all has been removed. Not very helpful. I guess I'll try
FileMerge later, but this is a little frustrating that I can't compare this old file to a more recent one a
little more easily... or is there some GIT-fu that I am missing?
> git log --follow GC.cpp
> However, the solution for git diff is evasive to this novice.  says that you can "git diff -M -C -C ..." to
have it search as hard as possible for renames, but that isn't successful (the older revision shows up as /dev/null).
> qgit shows me that the full history does exist, with contents (see revision
3cf9db4563ced822739a724c1ab6002b737cfcf4, e.g.). It must be using some git options that are not
>  http://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-diff.html
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