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Re: [Nano-devel] different authors between svn and git

From: Jordi Mallach
Subject: Re: [Nano-devel] different authors between svn and git
Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2016 12:42:05 +0200

El dj 07 de 04 de 2016 a les 12:28 -0400, en/na Mike Frysinger va
> On 07 Apr 2016 15:17, Benno Schulenberg wrote:
> > 
> > I've looked a bit at git blame, and compared it with svn blame,
> > just for the src/*.c files.
> > 
> > It seems that things that were ascribed to Jordi are now ascribed
> > to Chris.  In SVN some two thousand lines were "blamed" on Jordi,
> > and now... just four -- four debugging messages.
> > 
> > Is git better at ignoring whitespace changes?  Or does git
> > recognize
> > that some blocks of lines are just copies of others and ascribes
> > them
> > to the original author instead of to the copier?
> i think the git repo is more correct.  svn doesn't handle renames and
> such all that well.  if i look at src/winio.c for example, the first
> few lines show:

Damn it, git uncovering my 15 years long farce! :P

It's pretty amazing how intelligent git can get even working with the
data that has gone through CVS and SVN. Hat tip to Mike for this
awesome and flawless conversion!

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