Ramana Reddy Ramana Reddy - 11 months ago 48
Git Question

Why does Gerrit compares a newly added file with a renamed file?

I renamed a file

. Then I created 9 new files with the name
ivim_uc5_z2.xml ivim_uc5_z3.xml
and so on. After pushing the
shows like this:

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Why is it comparing the new files with a renamed file and how do I avoid this.

Answer Source

The "C" character on Gerrit UI indicates that you have copied the ivim_uc5_Z*.xml files from the ivim_uc5.xml one.

See here:


There's no way to change this behaviour but IMHO this is a very useful information and I can't see any issue with this.