On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 06:44:45PM +0200, Michael J Gruber wrote:
> Currently, "diff" and "cat-file" for blobs obey "--textconv" options
> (with the former defaulting to "--textconv" and the latter to
> "--no-textconv") whereas "show" does not obey this option, even though
> it takes diff options.
> Make "show" on blobs behave like "diff", i.e. obey "--textconv" by
> default and "--no-textconv" when given.
Wait, this does the opposite of the last patch. If we do want to do
this, shouldn't the last one have been an "expect_failure"?
I'm not convinced this is the right thing to do, though. It would break:
git show HEAD:file.c >file.c
Admittedly, such people should be using "checkout" or "cat-file", so I
do not mind too much breaking them if there is a good reason. But I am
not sure what that reason is.
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