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Re: diff copyfrom, and other inconsistencies [was: Re: diff --summarize]

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2011 21:18:27 +0200

On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 09:10:44PM +0200, Bert Huijben wrote:
> The problem is: You never know if the copy was done within that range.
> Assuming N < M
>
> You can get the information that the file was copied *from* N-1000, while
> that copy was performed in N-500.

> For diff you want to know when the copy occurred before you can use the
> information on what it was copied from.

Ah, right. Thanks!
What we really need here is copy-to info, not copy-from.

I remember now a discussion about this we had on IRC several months
back.
Received on 2011-08-23 21:19:13 CEST

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