Re: New command/tool: git filter-repo
- Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 11:09:39 -0800
- From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: New command/tool: git filter-repo
Elijah Newren <newren@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> git-filter-repo, a filter-branch-like tool for rewriting repository
> history, is ready for more widespread testing and feedback. The rough
> edges I previously mentioned have been fixed, and it has several useful
> features already, though more development work is ongoing (docs are a
> bit sparse right now, though -h provides some help).
> Why filter-repo vs. filter-branch?
How does it compare with bfg-repo-cleaner? Somehow I was led to
believe that all serious users of filter-branch like functionality
are using bfg-repo-cleaner instead.