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From: Johannes Schindelin <>
To: Junio C Hamano <>
Subject: jt/diff-anchored-patience, was Re: What's cooking in git.git (Nov 2017, #08; Tue, 28)
Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2017 14:49:50 +0100 (CET)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Hi Junio,

On Wed, 29 Nov 2017, Junio C Hamano wrote:

> * jt/diff-anchored-patience (2017-11-28) 1 commit
>  - diff: support anchoring line(s)
>  "git diff" learned a variant of the "--patience" algorithm, to
>  which the user can specify which 'unique' line to be used as
>  anchoring points.

FWIW I am very much in favor of this feature. I often wished for something
easy to make sure that certain lines (which I know are unchanged) are not
marked as "-" and then "+". And Jonathan's design (--anchor=<prefix>)
seems sound. If need be, I can always extend it to


  parent reply	other threads:[~2017-12-01 13:49 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-11-29  1:17 What's cooking in git.git (Nov 2017, #08; Tue, 28) Junio C Hamano
2017-12-01 13:33 ` Johannes Schindelin
2017-12-01 13:38 ` cc/require-tcl-tk-for-build, was " Johannes Schindelin
2017-12-01 13:49 ` Johannes Schindelin [this message]
2017-12-01 13:56 ` Lars Schneider
2017-12-01 14:32 ` jn/reproducible-build, was " Johannes Schindelin
2017-12-01 15:41   ` Lars Schneider
2017-12-01 16:49 ` Jeff Hostetler
2017-12-03  0:27   ` Junio C Hamano

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