Show log history of a directory in Source Tree

How can I show the log History of an entire directory so that I see only commits affecting files in this directory?

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I haven't seen anything like this yet.

As far as I understood git yet, git does not handle directories - it simply handles files (for example you cannot add an empty directory to git). git is not aware of the concept of directories. As Sourcetree is mainly a git GUI-Frontend, SourceTree is also (mainly) directory agnostic.

I do not know of a way to do this in SourceTree but using the terminal

the commands you are looking for are:

 

git log -- path/to/folder
git log -- path/to/folder/*

This should give you the history of the folder.

You can't do that in SourceTree. There may be a complex git command that gets you that information, but I don't know what it is.

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