On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 02:54:54PM -0500, Dale R. Worley wrote:
> > 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.
There is `git blame ... <file>` FWIW.