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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Eli Barzilay <eli@barzilay.org>
Cc: "René Scharfe" <l.s.r@web.de>, git <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: git-diff bug?
Date: Tue, 03 Nov 2020 08:58:04 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqqpn4us7hf.fsf@gitster.c.googlers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CALO-gusFac+GNrB9Rcbqteyv+gs5h0A-PTxnwRswZMhTnNBFyA@mail.gmail.com> (Eli Barzilay's message of "Mon, 2 Nov 2020 22:14:07 -0500")

Eli Barzilay <eli@barzilay.org> writes:

> On Mon, Nov 2, 2020 at 5:15 PM Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com> wrote:
>>
>> Eli Barzilay <eli@barzilay.org> writes:
>>
>> > How is it valid?
>>
>> Just this part.  Any patch output that correctly explains how the
>> preimage text changed to the postimage text is a "valid" diff, and
>> that is how René used the word.
>
> To be clear, the "valid" in my question is about the correctness of
> the expected behavior,...

I know that, and that is why I clarified that you two are using the
same word differently.

> In any case, I think that I now see the problem: the (sparse)
> explanation says "Ignore changes whose lines are all blank.".  It
> would have been helpful to clarify with "(but blank likes that are
> *part of* a change are still shown)".

Looks sensible ;-)

  reply	other threads:[~2020-11-03 16:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-11-02  6:53 Eli Barzilay
2020-11-02 17:45 ` René Scharfe
2020-11-02 21:06   ` Eli Barzilay
2020-11-02 22:14     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-11-03  3:14       ` Eli Barzilay
2020-11-03 16:58         ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2020-11-02 22:00   ` Junio C Hamano

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