is there a way to tell git diff about lines that are uninteresting?
I mean lines which do not contain a lot of information and
appear several times in pre and post image.
For example whitespace or language dependent stuff like.
I have seen diffs that containing 2 interesting hunks splitted by such
(I have attached a anonymized version of a real world example where this
I think the diff would be clearer when this boring line was added to the
I already tried patience diff but in my test case it changed nothing.
I am using git 1.7.10.
diff --git a/Source/Frobble/Blabber.txt b/Source/Frobble/Blabber.txt
index 87ccddb..627bc3e 100644
@@ -138,73 +138,74 @@ END_VAR
- //frobble immediately if immediately flag is set
- IF bImmediately AND NOT Array[i].bDisabled THEN
- aFrobble(i, Entry);
+ IF Entry.bBlah THEN
+ Alarm.Alarm := SomeAlarm;
+ Alarm := Entry;
- // signal if frobble count has changed
- iChanged := iChanged + 1;
+ IF Array[i].Alarm = Alarm THEN
+ //do not brabble if alarm is gobbled
- aExample(Name := 'aaa',
- ID1 := 1);
+ //entry not found, adding