Am 26.05.2013 19:58, schrieb Antoine Pelisse:
> The goal of the patch is to introduce the GNU diff
> -B/--ignore-blank-lines as closely as possible. The short option is not
> available because it's already used for "break-rewrites".
> When this option is used, git-diff will not create hunks that simply
> adds or removes empty lines, but will still show empty lines
> addition/suppression if they are close enough to "valuable" changes.

So when an addition or removal of a blank line appears in a hunk that
also has non-blank-line changes, the addition or removal is not treated

How is a blank line defined? What happens if a line that has only
whitespace is added or removed? I'm thinking of diffs of files with CRLF
line breaks, where the CR would count as whitespace in the line, I think.

> +--ignore-blank-lines::
> +     Ignore changes whose lines are all blank.

I think this is too terse and does not convey what the option really does.

> +test_expect_success 'ignore-blank-lines: only new lines' '
> +     seq 5 >x &&

Please use test_seq instead of seq in all new tests.

-- Hannes

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