[TYPO3-core] Git Experts: Fix amnesia?

Michael Stucki michael.stucki at typo3.org
Wed Oct 17 11:01:46 CEST 2012

Hi Aske,

> Before you start doing all this I would like to point out that
> there's an option called --follow for git log, which "Continue
> listing the history of a file beyond renames (works only for a single
> file).". Meaning that if you need the whole history of a file simply
> use git log -p --follow filepath..
> It's a shame this isn't default behavior for Git IMO, but at least
> it's possible without all the hassle.

Huh?! How does this work?
I just tried, and I see that it works, but why does it work?

However, it does not work for git annotate, as far as I can see. So I'm
not sure if it really solves all our problems...

- michael

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