> -----Original Message-----
> From: Phil Hord
> Sent: Sunday, June 29, 2014 16:27
> On Sun, Jun 29, 2014 at 4:20 PM, Jason Pyeron
> <jpye...@pdinc.us> wrote:
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Phil Hord
> >> Sent: Sunday, June 29, 2014 16:09
> >> On Sun, Jun 29, 2014 at 11:31 AM, Phil Hord
> >> <phil.h...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > On Fri, Jun 27, 2014 at 8:42 PM, Jason Pyeron
> >> <jpye...@pdinc.us> wrote:
> >> >> Sorry for the http://pastebin.com/1R68v6jt (changes the merge to
> >> >> 1ca13ed2271d60ba93d40bcc8db17ced8545f172, and manually
> >> reconciles the merge),
> >> >> but it was too long to be readable in the email.
> >> Ok, I think I understand the issue you are trying to solve now.
> >> Git (rather famously) does not record renames or copies. It is
> >> expected instead that renames and copies will be detected
> when it is
> >> important after the fact. This allows us to ignore rename detection
> >> and resolution when creating project history; in the future, better
> >> rename/copy detection will "just work" on existing repositories and
> >> the repos themselves will not need to be adjusted.
> > Looking at http://pastebin.com/1R68v6jt , I have a work around.
> > In summary, 7.git cherry-pick -x HEAD..rebranding , then
> > git merge $(echo 'Merge of
> 1ca13ed2271d60ba93d40bcc8db17ced8545f172 branch -
> > rebranding' |\
> > git commit-tree -p HEAD -p rebranding \
> > $(git cat-file -p HEAD | grep ^tree | sed -e
> 's/^tree //') )
> > Now it is perfect in the blame and log --graph.
> Yes, but your workaround unnecessarily duplicates commits and
> complicates the history of your project. You are munging your project
But I want to avoid thet complicating, while still showing that line 42 was
modified by X. Should this be possible with a merge, without using cherry-pick?
> to compensate for git's current shortcomings.
Btw I am not able to pull up https://git.wiki.kernel.org/ or
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