Defect #8564

Git: `git mv file file2` shows up as delete + add instead of rename

Added by Ве Fio about 11 years ago. Updated almost 11 years ago.

Status:ClosedStart date:2011-06-08
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:-% Done:


Target version:-
Resolution:Wont fix Affected version:


When you use `git mv file file2`, and click the revision in Redmine, it shows as a delete + add instead of a rename as it should. Git shows it properly as a rename if I check it.

Using Redmine trunk r6007

Related issues

Related to Redmine - Defect #4547: git: Very high CPU usage for a long time with large repos... Closed 2010-01-11


#1 Updated by Toshi MARUYAMA about 11 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Closed
  • Resolution set to Wont fix

Git does not treat rename.

Please see #4547 and r3468.

#2 Updated by Toshi MARUYAMA about 11 years ago

  • Category set to SCM

#3 Updated by Ве Fio almost 11 years ago

How about --find-copies? From reading the documentation, it did say that --find-copies-harder is expensive, but it didn't say that about --find-copies.

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