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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
Cc: Dakota Hawkins <dakota@dakotahawkins.com>, Git <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: .gitattributes override behavior (possible bug, or documentation bug)
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2018 20:33:15 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqq8tanto90.fsf@gitster-ct.c.googlers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180320023423.GA10143@sigill.intra.peff.net> (Jeff King's message of "Mon, 19 Mar 2018 22:34:24 -0400")

Jeff King <peff@peff.net> writes:

> The best you can probably do is:
>
>   /.readme-docs/* diff=foo
>
> Since you have no diff.foo.* config, that will behave in the default way
> (including respecting the usual "is it binary" checks). So a bit hacky,
> but I think it would work as "ignore prior diff".

You can say

	/.readme-docs/* !diff

I think.  Thre is a difference between setting it to "false"
(i.e. Unset) and reverting it to unspecified state.

Isn't that what you want here?

  parent reply	other threads:[~2018-03-20  3:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 28+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-03-20  1:49 Dakota Hawkins
2018-03-20  2:34 ` Jeff King
2018-03-20  3:10   ` Dakota Hawkins
2018-03-20  3:17     ` Dakota Hawkins
2018-03-20  4:12       ` Jeff King
2018-03-20  4:04     ` Jeff King
2018-03-20  4:14       ` [PATCH] doc/gitattributes: mention non-recursive behavior Jeff King
2018-03-20  4:28         ` Dakota Hawkins
2018-03-20 16:41         ` Duy Nguyen
2018-03-21  6:50           ` Jeff King
2018-03-21 16:16             ` Duy Nguyen
2018-03-23  9:12               ` Jeff King
2018-03-20  4:25       ` .gitattributes override behavior (possible bug, or documentation bug) Dakota Hawkins
2018-03-20  4:40         ` Jeff King
2018-03-20  4:49           ` Dakota Hawkins
2018-03-20 16:28           ` Duy Nguyen
2018-03-21  3:22             ` Dakota Hawkins
2018-03-21  6:52               ` Jeff King
2018-03-21  7:36                 ` Dakota Hawkins
2018-03-21  7:44                   ` Dakota Hawkins
2018-03-21  7:50                   ` Jeff King
2018-03-21  8:35                     ` Dakota Hawkins
2018-03-21  8:36                       ` Jeff King
2018-03-21 16:18                   ` Junio C Hamano
2018-03-21 16:07               ` Duy Nguyen
2018-03-20  3:33   ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2018-03-20  3:40     ` Dakota Hawkins
2018-03-20  3:45     ` Jeff King

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