Subject: Re: [boost] [conversion] Isolating the phantom file changes problem
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-29 08:14:55
On Fri, Nov 29, 2013 at 4:26 AM, Daniel James <daniel_at_[hidden]>wrote:
> On 29 November 2013 04:04, Niall Douglas <s_sourceforge_at_[hidden]>
> > On 27 Nov 2013 at 9:25, Beman Dawes wrote:
> >> After doing a lot of reading of git docs and about how others dealt with
> >> similar problems, that was also my conclusion. I'm wondering why others
> >> haven't suggested renormalization?
> > This was discussed and rejected due to loss of data. Here is the
> > patch implementing renormalisation:
> > https://github.com/ryppl/Boost2Git/pull/42.
> When we talk about renormalisation, we're talking about the procedure
> described in the gitattributes man page.
There is also a nice discussion at
I've forked the boost super repo and am testing the procedure now.
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