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Re: How should files be moved in the glibc repository
On Mon, Nov 28, 2016 at 3:39 PM, Zack Weinberg <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 28, 2016 at 2:55 PM, Andreas Schwab <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Nov 28 2016, Zack Weinberg <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> Doing `git config --global diff.renames true` might sort this out.
>> That doesn't change the semantics of the output. With or without this
>> setting, git apply will do the same thing. In git terms, renaming a
>> file is strictly the same as removing it under the old name and adding
>> it under the new name.
> I meant it might make `git diff` behave the same as `git diff HEAD`.
Andreas is correct -- i don't think it has any bearing on it
also, the man page says the default is "true" :)