I renamed a deprecated folder that i needed the code for, added ".old"
to name. I then pushed to the repository and the original folder and
the newly renamed are now in the repository and on my local branch.
I renamed 'autoflow' to 'autoflow.old' and worked away ok. But after
the push I now have both of the folders with duplicate files.
The 'autoflow' folder that has appeared is also from an earlier push
this morning 1038 its now 1727
No idea how to as its the first time I've seen this. But the output
from the push is:
git push origin autoflow
Counting objects: 267, done.
Delta compression using up to 4 threads.
Compressing objects: 100% (132/132), done.
Writing objects: 100% (146/146), 140.69 KiB, done.
Total 146 (delta 76), reused 1 (delta 0)
8ea3cd9..7e6ff4f autoflow -> autoflow
The only suggestion I can think of is that the name wasn't cleared
after the "git add *" and then git went looking for an earlier copy.
But seems the issue is with the git client as well because of the
modified time. If it were pulled then the modified time would've
changed, so it must have been taken from an earlier commit on my local
$ git --version
git version 188.8.131.52
$ cat /etc/*release*
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS"
$ uname -a
Linux daithi-laptop 3.2.0-32-generic #51-Ubuntu SMP Wed Sep 26
21:33:09 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
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