On Aug 19 2016, "Philip Oakley" <philipoak...@iee.org> wrote:

> 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?
>
> As an aside, the range can be shortened to
>
> 95fa0405c5991726e06c08ffcd8ff872f7fb4f2d^!

In the context of format-patch you can also use -1 to select the topmost
commit from the list.

Andreas.

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