On Mon, Mar 7, 2016 at 10:09 AM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote: > Tatsuo Ishii <is...@postgresql.org> writes: >> There are very lengthy (over 10k lines, for example) SGML files in >> docs. While working on translating docs using GitHub, I noticed that >> sometimes diffs are not showed in pull requests due to the limitation >> of GitHub, which makes me pretty difficult to review PR. Any chance to >> split those lengthy SGML files into smaller SGML files? > > Surely that's a github bug that you should be complaining to them about?
Well I'm sure it's not like they did it for no reason. At some point displaying a diff on a giant file is going to result in a page that takes too long to load. > I'm disinclined to split existing files because (a) it would complicate > back-patching and (b) it would be completely destructive to git history. > git claims to understand about file moves but it doesn't do a terribly > good job with that history-wise (try git log or git blame on > recently-moved files such as pgbench). And I've never heard even > a claim that it understands splits. But we've split very long source files in the past, and I don't see why splitting doc files is any stupider. -- Robert Haas EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers