Preferred way of repocopy in terms of git

Mathieu Arnold mat at
Mon May 10 07:30:59 UTC 2021

On Fri, May 07, 2021 at 11:32:48PM +0600, Muhammad Moinur Rahman wrote:
> Hi,
> What is the preferred way of doing ports repocopy in git? In the hard way I can see moving it into two locations and merging them. But is there any easier way of doing it?

Well, here is what I did when I added lang/perl5.34:

cp -R lang/perl5-devel lang/perl5.34
# change stuff
git add lang/perl5.34
git commit

I don't really see any other way to do this, Git has absolutely no clue
about copies or moves.

Mathieu Arnold
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