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authorShawn O. Pearce <>2008-09-29 17:52:34 (GMT)
committerShawn O. Pearce <>2008-09-29 17:52:34 (GMT)
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Merge branch 'maint' into bc/master-diff-hunk-header-fix
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@@ -270,27 +270,27 @@ See linkgit:git[1] for details.
Defining a custom hunk-header
-Each group of changes (called "hunk") in the textual diff output
+Each group of changes (called a "hunk") in the textual diff output
is prefixed with a line of the form:
@@ -k,l +n,m @@ TEXT
-The text is called 'hunk header', and by default a line that
-begins with an alphabet, an underscore or a dollar sign is used,
-which matches what GNU 'diff -p' output uses. This default
-selection however is not suited for some contents, and you can
-use customized pattern to make a selection.
+This is called a 'hunk header'. The "TEXT" portion is by default a line
+that begins with an alphabet, an underscore or a dollar sign; this
+matches what GNU 'diff -p' output uses. This default selection however
+is not suited for some contents, and you can use a customized pattern
+to make a selection.
-First in .gitattributes, you would assign the `diff` attribute
+First, in .gitattributes, you would assign the `diff` attribute
for paths.
*.tex diff=tex
-Then, you would define "diff.tex.xfuncname" configuration to
+Then, you would define a "diff.tex.xfuncname" configuration to
specify a regular expression that matches a line that you would
-want to appear as the hunk header, like this:
+want to appear as the hunk header "TEXT", like this:
[diff "tex"]