On Fri, Oct 12, 2007 at 08:11:53PM -0400, Dave Jones wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 12, 2007 at 04:14:54PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > On Fri, 12 Oct 2007, Dave Jones wrote:
> > >
> > > Something I find useful is to just do for eg..
> > >
> > > git log arch/i386/kernel/cpu/cpufreq/acpi-cpufreq.c
> > >
> > > from time to time, to figure out when certain changes happened,
> > > or even to grep for something in a changelog.
> > > With that file moved, git refuses to tell me about the log
> > > of a file that doesn't exist, and the log of the moved
> > > file in arch/x86 just has a single commit, detailing the move.
> > >
> > > Is there an easy way to get the complete log of a file?
> > The "--follow" flag will follow renames when doing a log, so a simple
> > git log --follow arch/i386/kernel/cpu/cpufreq/acpi-cpufreq.c
> > will do it.
> $ git log --follow arch/i386/kernel/cpu/cpufreq/acpi-cpufreq.c
> fatal: ambiguous argument 'arch/i386/kernel/cpu/cpufreq/acpi-cpufreq.c':
> unknown revision or path not in the working tree.
> Use '--' to separate paths from revisions
> Using --follow on the arch/x86 post-merge file gives me even less info
> than it does without it :)
git log --stat --follow arch/x86/kernel/cpu/cpufreq/acpi-cpufreq.c
works just fine. Thanks.
(was running it on the old path)
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