On Thu, Aug 18, 2016 at 04:44:21PM +0200, Olaf Hering wrote:

> This command used to create a diff which can be consumed by patch. But
> at least with 2.9.3 it just gives a rename output:
>  git format-patch \
>         --no-signature \
>         --stdout \
>         --break-rewrites \
>         --keep-subject \
> 95fa0405c5991726e06c08ffcd8ff872f7fb4f2d^..95fa0405c5991726e06c08ffcd8ff872f7fb4f2d
> What must be done now to get a usable patch?

Probably --no-renames.

Renames were enabled by default by 5404c11 (diff: activate diff.renames
by default, 2016-02-25), which is in v2.9.0.

I wonder if we should consider undoing that for format-patch, whose
output may be consumed by non-git endpoints.

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