Copy an existing file to a new location, preserving history.
Copy an existing file in a Git repo, staying in the same directory
Copy an existing file in a Git repo and place it elsewhere
git-cp <current_filename> <destination_filename>
Copy a file keeping its git history. This allows merge conflict handling.
Copy README into README.txt
$ git cp README README.txt
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