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From: "Martin Ågren" <>
To: Jeff King <>
Cc: Git Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] config.txt: move closing "----" to cover entire listing
Date: Fri, 10 Apr 2020 09:09:13 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Thu, 9 Apr 2020 at 17:52, Jeff King <> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 09, 2020 at 05:00:34PM +0200, Martin Ågren wrote:
> > At one point I considered trying out diffoscope for this. It should
> > allegedly be good at comparing "everything". But being good at
> > everything, it wanted to pull in a discouragingly large number of
> > dependencies, so I never actually tried it out. It doesn't explicitly
> > claim to know html or manpages (but does mention xml and pdf), so I
> > dunno.
> I tried it just now, and it's not that clever. A regular "diff -r" of
> the before and after HTML yields what you'd expect:
> A diffoscope diff yields the same, plus it complains about differing
> timestamps on all of the files. I don't think it's doing anything clever
> with respect to HTML formatting.

I see, thanks for trying it out.


      reply	other threads:[~2020-04-10  7:09 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-04-09 10:35 [PATCH] config.txt: move closing "----" to cover entire listing Martin Ågren
2020-04-09 14:14 ` Jeff King
2020-04-09 15:00   ` Martin Ågren
2020-04-09 15:51     ` Jeff King
2020-04-10  7:09       ` Martin Ågren [this message]

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