On Fri, Aug 9, 2013 at 2:25 AM, Johannes Sixt <j.s...@viscovery.net> wrote:
> Am 8/8/2013 23:11, schrieb Phil Hord:
>> 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

> I'm not sure. On second thought, my suggested command is not sufficient.
> It does remove the empty commits, but it does not remove the other files.
> So, Shawn's original filter-branch invocations are still needed.

Yeah, I have tried this and haven't gotten any closer. I can either
remove all of the history or that one commit that has nothing to do
with my file is there. This is also reproducable in a new repo.

Is this a bug with filter-branch or git? This doesn't seem like a
feature (or how things should act).
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