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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>
Cc: KES <kes-kes@yandex.ru>, git <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Feature request: Reduce amount of diff in patch
Date: Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:28:42 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqqtvx2cmf9.fsf@gitster.mtv.corp.google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAGZ79kZt7hysp9Yzj8==nz9FAu3V4KduG9kH2KxhdEK5CTBiqA@mail.gmail.com> (Stefan Beller's message of "Thu, 7 Dec 2017 12:13:47 -0800")

Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com> writes:

> On Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 8:09 AM, KES <kes-kes@yandex.ru> wrote:
> ...
>> May you please fix the git to generate minimized patches?
>
> You can use a different diff algorithm.
> ...
> Soon we'll have another diff algorithm "anchor" that tries to
> keep a given line out of the +/- but rather move other lines around
> the line to give equal results.

While all of the above is correct, my understanding is that none of
them would produce a patch that KES wants to see.

And we shouldn't ;-)  The two changes KES shows in the message are
not equivalent.

      reply	other threads:[~2017-12-07 20:28 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-11-28 16:09 Feature request: Reduce amount of diff in patch KES
2017-11-28 17:24 ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2017-12-07 20:13 ` Stefan Beller
2017-12-07 20:28   ` Junio C Hamano [this message]

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