Monotone analysis

Felipe Contreras felipe.contreras at
Wed Jul 9 18:37:48 EDT 2008

On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 9:35 PM, Richard Laager <rlaager at> wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-07-09 at 21:18 +0300, Felipe Contreras wrote:
>> About that "robust renaming", they say it breaks under certain
>> conditions, but there's no reference, I don't think it's true. Git
>> automatically finds out if the files are similar enough 50% at least,
>> I think. So you don't need to care about renames ever again, if the
>> file is more than 50% different than the original you can see it as a
>> new file anyway.
> Assuming the heuristic you've described is correct, wouldn't that break
> the history if you changed over 50% of the file?

Yeah, it's no big deal.

Felipe Contreras

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