> From: Konstantin Khomoutov <flatw...@users.sourceforge.net>
> Since Git only records snapshots of whole trees and does not really
> track individual files, there's no such *concept* as the history of an
> individual file -- it might appear to exist (thanks to the
> `git log ... <filename>` command) but it's implemented as a filter
> applied to the regular line of history plus the trickery named "rename
> detection" which uses heuristics (controlled by certain knobs).

Personally, I was very fond of "svn blame [filename]".  It helped me
track down many, many things.



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