Problem exporting to git

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Mon Mar 3 20:55:02 UTC 2014

On Mon, Mar 03, 2014 at 09:35:26PM +0100, Frits Jalvingh wrote:
> > You lose that metadata regardless of the method you use to push from bzr
> into git.
> When we talk about "metadata" in this respect - is it only renames? Because
> that should not be a problem - considering that git does not track renames
> at all?
The main ones are renames, empty directories, revision properties (bug fix
information, authors beyond the first author).

> Considering that the goal is to switch completely from bzr to git, I assume
> losing that data is meaningless?
Yes, if you're migrating then that data is going to be lost regardless of the
migration tool you use.



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