Nested Trees and History after Splitting

Alexander Belchenko bialix at
Sat Oct 3 18:51:40 BST 2009

Philippe Lhoste пишет:
> On 03/10/2009 14:39, Alexander Belchenko wrote:
>> If you understand this issue and anyway wnat to filter out the
>> unrelated history then you have to
>> use fast-import plugin for bzr instead of `bzr split` command.
>> Fast-import plugin has filter
>> feature. But after filtering you'll have totally brand new branch
>> completely unrelated to original.
> I think the interest would be to have history of the splitted part
> without the surrounding history (barring mv in or out of this part...).

fast-import preserve this history.

> Not sure if it is possible.


> If we loose all history in the process you describe, it is even simpler
> to just copy/paste the part to separate... :-)

You losing file ids identity and revision ids identity, therefore after filtering two branches are
completely unrelated.

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