Subject: Re: finding the commit that deleted a file



2009/4/30 Alex Riesen <[email protected]>:
> 2009/4/30 Christoph Duelli <[email protected]>:
>> Following scenario:
>> Some file x was deleted (or renamed, but the --follow option does not
>> succeed) some 100 commits ago.
>> Now, I would like to check the 'lost' contents for some reason.
>>
>> Is it possible to find out when a given file (path) was deleted?

For completeness, the answer to the first part of the question:

git log --diff-filter=D -- the/name/of/deleted/file

>> (And then, with the obtained SHA1, use gitk or some such tool to inspect
>> Âthis file.)
>
> "gitk -- the/name/of/deleted/file" :)
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