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Re: Not understanding with git wants to copy one file to another

Stefan Beller <sbeller@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:


> Ah. Sorry for confusing even more.
> By pointing out the options for git-diff, I just wanted to point out that
> such a mechanism ("rename/copy detection") exists.


>> What am I missing?
> https://www.reddit.com/r/git/comments/3ogkk1/beginner_disable_rename_detection/
> "Rename detection is just GUI sugar".

Thanks there is a nice full explanation at the cited url.

What is still a bit puzzling is that in that same commit, there are
files that are true copies of each other, just in different locations,
But nothing pops up about them in a git commit.