Rebranding moving code around.

Kai Blin kai at
Wed Apr 21 23:31:40 MDT 2010

On Thursday 22 April 2010 07:18:53 Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 07:03:30AM +0200, Kai Blin wrote:
> > I'm not sure that's reasonable, as this suddenly turns me into the single
> > point of failure, and I am quite busy with my dayjob at the moment.
> And don't forget Summer of code :-).

Ah, most of my work as admin is done for now. Once the proposals are 
announced, I can hand off the real work to the mentors (and the students, 

> > That actually depends. If you're talking about getting a list of commits
> > to the new directories like "git log authserver", yes, it'll only show
> > the newly created files. If you're talking about figuring out who the
> > heck wrote this line of code ten years ago, like "git blame
> > authserver/winbindd.c", that still works. git does have a pretty decent
> > rename detection, unless you move too many files at once (like we did on
> > the s3 s4 merge).
> Everything was moved with "git mv" so that shouldn't be a problem
> I think.

I actually tried this before claiming anything silly. :) It works as I 
described for both authserver/ and fileserver/.


Kai Blin
WorldForge developer
Wine developer
Samba team member
Will code for cotton.
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