On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 5:07 PM, shawn wilson <ag4ve...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 6:43 AM, Johannes Sixt <j.s...@viscovery.net> wrote:
>> Am 8/7/2013 8:24, schrieb shawn wilson:> ... create a repo for one of
>>> these scripts and I'd like to keep the commit history.
>>> Ok, so:
>>> % find -type f ! -iname "webban.pl" | while read f; do git
>>> filter-branch -f --index-filter "git rm --cached --ignore-unmatch $f"
>>> HEAD ; done
>>> Which basically did it. But, I've got this one commit that seems to be
>>> orphaned - it doesn't change any files.
>> Try this:
>> git filter-branch HEAD -- webban.pl
> % git filter-branch HEAD -- webban.pl
> Cannot create a new backup.
> A previous backup already exists in refs/original/
> Force overwriting the backup with -f
> % git filter-branch -f HEAD -- webban.pl
> Rewrite 1e04b18c256c996312f167be808733bcc755f1e3 (9/9)
> WARNING: Ref 'refs/heads/master' is unchanged
I think you can ignore the warning. Maybe you want to create a new
branch which only has this file in it now.
$ git checkout -b webban
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