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From: "Carlos Martín Nieto" <>
Cc: Michael Haggerty <>
Subject: [PATCH] diff: --indent-heuristic is no longer experimental
Date: Sun, 29 Oct 2017 16:12:28 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

This heuristic has been the default since 2.14 so we should not confuse our
users by saying that it's experimental and off by default.

Signed-off-by: Carlos Martín Nieto <>
 Documentation/diff-heuristic-options.txt | 5 -----
 Documentation/diff-options.txt           | 7 ++++++-
 2 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
 delete mode 100644 Documentation/diff-heuristic-options.txt

diff --git a/Documentation/diff-heuristic-options.txt b/Documentation/diff-heuristic-options.txt
deleted file mode 100644
index d4f3d95505..0000000000
--- a/Documentation/diff-heuristic-options.txt
+++ /dev/null
@@ -1,5 +0,0 @@
-	These are to help debugging and tuning experimental heuristics
-	(which are off by default) that shift diff hunk boundaries to
-	make patches easier to read.
diff --git a/Documentation/diff-options.txt b/Documentation/diff-options.txt
index a88c76741e..dd0dba5b1d 100644
--- a/Documentation/diff-options.txt
+++ b/Documentation/diff-options.txt
@@ -63,7 +63,12 @@ ifndef::git-format-patch[]
 	Synonym for `-p --raw`.
+	Enable the heuristic that shift diff hunk boundaries to make patches
+	easier to read. This is the default.
+	Disable the indent heuristic.
 	Spend extra time to make sure the smallest possible

             reply	other threads:[~2017-10-29 15:12 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-10-29 15:12 Carlos Martín Nieto [this message]
2017-10-30 17:40 ` Stefan Beller
2017-10-31  5:24 ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-31  7:15 ` Junio C Hamano
2017-11-01  6:14   ` Junio C Hamano

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