[xwiki-devs] [VOTE] Move history when moving stuff from repositories of "xwiki" organization
Marius Dumitru Florea
mariusdumitru.florea at xwiki.com
Wed Feb 29 06:59:52 UTC 2012
On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 1:17 PM, Thomas Mortagne
<thomas.mortagne at xwiki.com> wrote:
> Hi devs,
> Since I plan to move some stuff from platform to commons I would like
> to know what you think of the history in this case.
> Pros including history:
> * can access easily the whole history of a moved file. But sometimes
> changing packages etc make too much difference for git to see it's
> actually the same file so you loose it anyway.
> Cons including history:
> * double the history which make tools like ohloh indicate wrong informations
> * it's a lot easier to move without history
> WDYT ?
> Even if it was looking a bit weird to me at first I'm actually +1 to
> not move the history in this case.
> Eduard was proposing to include in the first commit of the new
> repository the id of the last commit containing the files (basically
> the id of the parent of the commit deleting the files) in the old
> repository so that it's easier to find it. I'm +1 for this.
> Thomas Mortagne
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