Only look at the history which touches the given subdirectory.
The result will contain that directory (and only that) as its
- project root. Implies --remap-to-ancestor.
- Rewrite refs to the nearest rewritten ancestor instead of
-Normally, positive refs on the command line are only changed if the
-commit they point to was rewritten. However, you can limit the extent
-of this rewriting by using linkgit:rev-list arguments, e.g., path
-limiters. Refs pointing to such excluded commits would then normally
-be ignored. With this option, they are instead rewritten to point at
-the nearest ancestor that was not excluded.
+ project root. Implies <<Remap_to_ancestor>>.
Some kind of filters will generate empty commits, that left the tree
Arguments for 'git rev-list'. All positive refs included by
these options are rewritten. You may also specify options
such as '--all', but you must use '--' to separate them from
- the 'git filter-branch' options.
+ the 'git filter-branch' options. Implies <<Remap_to_ancestor>>.
+By using linkgit:rev-list arguments, e.g., path limiters, you can limit the
+set of revisions which get rewritten. However, positive refs on the command
+line are distinguished: we don't let them be excluded by such limiters. For
+this purpose, they are instead rewritten to point at the nearest ancestor that