Jonathan Nieder <> writes:

> Matthieu Moy wrote:
>> All options that trigger a patch output now override --no-patch.
>> The case of --binary is particular as the name may suggest that it turns
> Usage nit: this should say "is unusual" 

I don't get it. The point is not that --binary is unusual, but that it
is a particular case that deserves extra attention.

> or "In the case of --binary in particular, the name may suggest ...".

Not really. I'd use "in particular" if --binary was a sub-case of the
others, but here I'm precisely saying that it may not be.

>> --- a/t/
>> +++ b/t/
>> @@ -71,4 +71,9 @@ test_expect_success 'git diff-files --no-patch as synonym 
>> for -s' '
>>      test_must_be_empty err
>>  '
>> +test_expect_success 'git diff-files --no-patch --patch shows the patch' '
>> +    git diff-files --no-patch --patch >diff-np-output 2>err &&
>> +    compare_diff_patch expected actual
> Shouldn't that be "compare_diff_patch expected diff-np-output"?

Oops, right.

> A couple of other test ideas:
>  - "git diff-files --patch --no-patch"
>  - "git diff-files -s --patch-with-stat"

I'd rather avoid having a too long list here, or we'll end-up testing
all combinations of options ...

I'll send a reroll tomorrow.

Matthieu Moy
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