Comment #4 on issue 1524 by vzeit...@gmail.com: postreview.py should ignore
user configuration when generating diffs.
Sorry but could the decision to add "--no-ext-diff" be please reconsidered?
I don't know what is the reasoning behind explicitly ignoring the user
options but IMHO the answer to "RB can't run the non-existent program I
configured Git to use" is simply "Don't configure Git to use non-existent
programs", not this.
And I can definitely explain why this is a problem for me: I'm using a hack
to disable diffs to some "not interesting" files by default, i.e. I
have "foobar diff=generated" in .gitattributes and used "git config
diff.generated.command true" to just suppress the diff for all files with
this attribute. Unfortunately, when I use post-review, the diffs for all
these files do get submitted, which is very annoying. And AFAICS there is
no way to avoid it.
So could the patch be either simply reverted or, if it's really needed, be
at least made optional? In the latter case, please let me know if you'd
accept a patch adding an option governing this behaviour.
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