Andreas Schwab <> writes:

> Jeff King <> writes:
>> On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 11:04:21AM +0200, Andreas Schwab wrote:
>>> > If you run only the bzr half of your command and inspect the output, you
>>> > will see that the file in question is mentioned twice.  Once in a commit
>>> > on "refs/heads/master" that renames into it from another file:
>>> >
>>> >   R 
>>> > freeplane_plugin_spreadsheet/src/org/freeplane/plugin/spreadsheet/
>>> >     
>>> > freeplane_plugin_formula/src/org/freeplane/plugin/formula/
>>> That same revision also removes it, but is uses the original name for
>>> the deletion (the bzr revision actually renames the containing
>>> directory).  That's probably what confuses git fast-import.
>>> [...]
>>> The output contains these lines:
>>> R a/b b/b
>>> D a/b
>>> Changing the second line to D b/b fixes the bug.
>> Yeah, I agree that is problematic. But I do not think it is a
>> fast-import bug, but rather bogus output generated by bzr fast-export (I
>> am not clear from what you wrote above if you are considering it a bug
>> that fast-import is confused). It seems nonsensical to mention a file
>> both as a rename source and as deleted in the same revision, and
>> certainly I would not expect an importer to deduce a link between the
>> second line and b/b.
> IMHO fast-import should raise an error in this case, like it does when
> you switch the lines.


Thanks very much for fixing bzr-fastexport!
Also many thanks to Jeff for the analysis!

Best Regards,
Felix Natter

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