Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy  <> writes:

> skip_stat_unmatch flag is added in fb13227 (git-diff: squelch "empty"
> diffs - 2007-08-03) to ignore empty diffs caused by stat-only
> dirtiness. In some diff case, stat is not involved at all. While
> the code is written in a way that no expensive I/O is done, we still
> need to move all file pairs from the old queue to the new queue in
> diffcore_skip_stat_unmatch().
> Only enable it when worktree is involved: "diff" and "diff <rev>".
> This should help track down how skip_stat_unmatch is actually used
> when bugs occur.
> Signed-off-by: Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy <>
> ---
>  This replaces 'diff: turn off skip_stat_unmatch on "diff --cached"'
>  The previous patch obviously leaves skip_stat_unmatch on in "diff
>  <rev> <rev>" and maybe other cases.

Oops, I lost track.  Sorry.

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