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Subject: Re: [boost] [filesystem] [svn] How to remove V2 files without loss of V3 history?
From: John Wiegley (johnw_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-18 20:21:42

>>>>> Daniel James <dnljms_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> I don't think so.  John's SVN->Git conversion knows about svn mv
>> operations, but if you delete and recreate a file somewhere else it isn't
>> going to realize you moved something.

> It doesn't really matter whether the conversion understands 'svn mv', since
> git doesn't track moves. So moving one file over another in a single commit
> makes that difficult.

No, to Git it doesn't matter, but the aspect of my SVN->Git converter which
will break files groups into submodules automatically it does matter.


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