addrev warning

Nicola Tuveri nic.tuv at
Mon Jun 8 10:32:06 UTC 2020

Yes, I also got that since I updated my git installation from the upstream
source tarball.

With recent versions of git this warning has been showing for months
already, but I don't know enough about it to propose a fix!


On Mon, Jun 8, 2020, 12:16 Matt Caswell <matt at> wrote:

> After upgrading Ubuntu over the weekend I'm suddenly seeing this warning
> from addrev. Is anyone else getting this?
> WARNING: git-filter-branch has a glut of gotchas generating mangled history
>          rewrites.  Hit Ctrl-C before proceeding to abort, then use an
>          alternative filtering tool such as 'git filter-repo'
>          ( instead.  See the
>          filter-branch manual page for more details; to squelch this
> warning,
> Proceeding with filter-branch...
> MMatt
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