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From: Dennis Kaarsemaker <>
To: Junio C Hamano <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 0/2] diff --no-index: support symlinks and pipes
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2017 11:40:04 +0100
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In-Reply-To: <>

On Sun, 2017-03-19 at 15:08 -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Dennis Kaarsemaker <> writes:
> > Normal diff provides arguably better output: the diff of the output of the
> > commands. This series makes it possible for git diff --no-index to follow
> > symlinks and read from pipes, mimicking the behaviour of normal diff.
> > 
> > v1:
> > v2:
> > 
> > Changes since v2, prompted by feedback from Junio:
> > 
> > - A --derefence option was added and the default is no longer to dereference
> >   symlinks.
> I do agree that it makes sense to have --[no-]dereference options,
> but I do not think it was my feedback and suggestion to make it
> optional (not default) to dereference, so please do not blame me for
> that choice.

Then I misinterpreted your message at
No blame inteded, my apologies for coming across as blaming.

Dennis Kaarsemaker

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Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-03-18 21:00 Dennis Kaarsemaker
2017-03-18 21:00 ` [PATCH v3 1/2] diff --no-index: optionally follow symlinks Dennis Kaarsemaker
2017-03-19 22:14   ` Junio C Hamano
2017-03-20 10:50     ` Dennis Kaarsemaker
2017-03-18 21:00 ` [PATCH v3 2/2] diff --no-index: support reading from pipes Dennis Kaarsemaker
2017-03-19 22:08 ` [PATCH v3 0/2] diff --no-index: support symlinks and pipes Junio C Hamano
2017-03-20 10:40   ` Dennis Kaarsemaker [this message]
2017-03-20 16:02     ` Junio C Hamano

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