Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> writes:

>Tobias Preuss <tobias.pre...@googlemail.com> writes:
>> Hello. I never got a response. Did my email pass the distribution
>> list? Best, Tobias

I did have a brief look at this but I don't have a solution at the
moment. The "\ No newline at end of file" is emitted by git at we don't
appear to handle it well in the lib/diff.tcl apply_range_or_line

>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Tobias Preuss <tobias.pre...@googlemail.com>
>> Date: Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 9:26 PM
>> Subject: git-gui / Warning: "No newline at end of file”
>> To: git <git@vger.kernel.org>
>> Hello.
>> I noticed a problem when working with git-gui which might be a bug.
>> The issue only affects you when you are visually trying to stage
>> changes line by line. Here are the steps to reproduce the problem:
>> 1. Initialize a new repository.
>> 2. Create a file with three lines of content each with the word
>> "Hello". Do not put a new line at the end of the file.
>> 3. Add and commit the file.
>> 4. Edit the same file putting words inbetween the three lines.
>> 5. Open git-gui and try to stage the changes line by line.
>> The editor will append the warning "No newline at end of file” to the
>> end of the diff. When you are trying to stage a line an error occurs.
>> The problem is also illustrated in a question on Stackoverflow [1].
>> Please let me know if you need more information or if I should send
>> this problem to some other mailing list.
>> Thank you, Tobias
>> ____________
>> [1] 
>> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13223868/how-to-stage-line-by-line-in-git-gui-although-no-newline-at-end-of-file-warnin

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