I have a repository containing some files which have undergone some
arbitrary copies/movies in the past, such that you need 'git log --follow'
to view all the relevant history for those files. I'd like to use something
like 'git filter-branch --subdirectory-filter ...' to extract a parent
directory of these files. However, just doing that drops the "extra"
history that you need --follow to find.
How can I save it?
I've put full steps to reproduce my problem at
http://pastebin.com/8L2fWjAp. After carrying out those steps, it's also
possible to use gitk to see that there are only two commits on the master
branch at all, and it's not just that git log isn't finding the history.
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