From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-07-24 00:30:55
>>> This plan will work better with Subversion, since that SCM system records
>>> file _and_ directory moves.
>> Not strictly true. It keeps track of deletes and adds. The moves/renames
>> are implemented in terms of those which means that getting the history
>> of files in place is not possible. (Last I checked)
> In subversion, moves are a copy, followed by the deletion of the
> original; the copy is history-preserving.
Somewhat, just tried the basic experiment again...
The history that the file was copied from another version is kept. But
viewing the history before the move is not possible without looking up
the previous files history which is really hard as the file is now deleted.
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