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2006-01-28Documentation: diff -c/--ccJunio C Hamano
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
2005-11-30diff-files: show diffs with stage0 and unmerged stage at the same time.Junio C Hamano
After thinking about it more, I realized that much of the change I did on top of Linus' version does not make much sense. This commit reverts it so that it by default shows diffs with stage0 paths or stage2 paths with working tree; the unmerged stage to use can be overridden with -1/-2/-3 option (-2 is the default so essentially is a no-op). When the index file is unmerged, we are by definition in the middle of a conflicting merge, and we should show the diff with stage 2 by default. More importantly, paths without conflicts are updated in the working tree and collapsed to stage0 in the index, so showing diff with stage0 at the same time does not hurt. In normal cases, stage0 entries should be in sync with the working tree files and does not clutter the output. It even helps the user to realize that the working tree has local changes unrelated to the merge and remember to be careful not to do a "git-commit -a" after resolving the conflicts. When there is no unmerged entries, giving diff_unmerged_stage a default value of 2 does not cause any harm, because it would not be used anyway. So in all, always showing diff between stage0 paths and unmerged entries from a stage (defaulting to 2) is the right thing to do, as Linus originally did. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
2005-11-30diff-files: -1/-2/-3 to diff against unmerged stage.Linus Torvalds
While resolving conflicted merge, it was not easy to compare the working tree file with unmerged index entries. This commit introduces new options -1/-2/-3 (with synonyms --base, --ours, and --theirs) to compare working tree files with specified stages. When none of these options are given, the command defaults to -2 if the index file is unmerged, otherwise it acts as before. [jc: majorly butchered from the version Linus originally posted.] Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
2005-11-11Change 'cache' to 'index' in the docsLukas_Sandström
This patch makes the documentation refer to the index as index instead of cache, but some references still remain. (e.g. git-update-index.txt) Signed-off-by: Lukas Sandström <lukass@etek.chalmers.se> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
2005-10-10Remove the version tags from the manpagesJunio C Hamano
Signed-off-by: Christian Meder <chris@absolutegiganten.org> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
2005-09-20[PATCH] Documentation: Update all files to use the new gitlink: macroSergey Vlasov
The replacement was performed automatically by these commands: perl -pi -e 's/link:(git.+)\.html\[\1\]/gitlink:$1\[1\]/g' \ README Documentation/*.txt perl -pi -e 's/link:git\.html\[git\]/gitlink:git\[7\]/g' \ README Documentation/*.txt Signed-off-by: Sergey Vlasov <vsu@altlinux.ru> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
2005-09-08Big tool rename.Junio C Hamano
As promised, this is the "big tool rename" patch. The primary differences since 0.99.6 are: (1) git-*-script are no more. The commands installed do not have any such suffix so users do not have to remember if something is implemented as a shell script or not. (2) Many command names with 'cache' in them are renamed with 'index' if that is what they mean. There are backward compatibility symblic links so that you and Porcelains can keep using the old names, but the backward compatibility support is expected to be removed in the near future. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
2005-07-13[PATCH] Clean up diff option descriptions.Junio C Hamano
I got tired of maintaining almost duplicated descriptions in diff-* brothers, both in usage string and documentation. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-06-20[PATCH] Update diff documentation.Junio C Hamano
This updates diff documentation to discuss --find-copies-harder, and adds descriptions for options that were not described earlier. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-06-03[PATCH] diff: Fix docs and add -O to diff-helper.Junio C Hamano
This patch updates diff documentation and usage strings: - clarify the semantics of -R. It is not "output in reverse"; rather, it is "I will feed diff backwards". Semantically they are different when -C is involved. - describe -O in usage strings of diff-* brothers. It was implemented, documented but not described in usage text. Also it adds -O to diff-helper. Like -S (and unlike -M/-C/-B), this option can work on sanitized diff-raw output produced by the diff-* brothers. While we are at it, the call it makes to diffcore is cleaned up to use the diffcore_std() like everybody else, and the declaration for the low level diffcore routines are moved from diff.h (public) to diffcore.h (private between diff.c and diffcore backends). Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-05-31[PATCH] Add -O<orderfile> option to diff-* brothers.Junio C Hamano
A new diffcore filter diffcore-order is introduced. This takes a text file each of whose line is a shell glob pattern. Patches that match a glob pattern on an earlier line in the file are output before patches that match a later line, and patches that do not match any glob pattern are output last. A typical orderfile for git project probably should look like this: README Makefile Documentation *.h *.c Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-05-30[PATCH] Add -B flag to diff-* brothers.Junio C Hamano
A new diffcore transformation, diffcore-break.c, is introduced. When the -B flag is given, a patch that represents a complete rewrite is broken into a deletion followed by a creation. This makes it easier to review such a complete rewrite patch. The -B flag takes the same syntax as the -M and -C flags to specify the minimum amount of non-source material the resulting file needs to have to be considered a complete rewrite, and defaults to 99% if not specified. As the new test t4008-diff-break-rewrite.sh demonstrates, if a file is a complete rewrite, it is broken into a delete/create pair, which can further be subjected to the usual rename detection if -M or -C is used. For example, if file0 gets completely rewritten to make it as if it were rather based on file1 which itself disappeared, the following happens: The original change looks like this: file0 --> file0' (quite different from file0) file1 --> /dev/null After diffcore-break runs, it would become this: file0 --> /dev/null /dev/null --> file0' file1 --> /dev/null Then diffcore-rename matches them up: file1 --> file0' The internal score values are finer grained now. Earlier maximum of 10000 has been raised to 60000; there is no user visible changes but there is no reason to waste available bits. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-05-29[PATCH] Pickaxe fixes.Junio C Hamano
A bug in the command line argument parsing code was making pickaxe not to work at all in diff-cache and diff-files commands. Embarrassingly enough, the working pickaxe in diff-tree tells me that it was not working in these two commands from day one. This patch fixes it. Also updates the documentation to describe the --pickaxe-all option. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-05-22[PATCH] The diff-raw format updates.Junio C Hamano
Update the diff-raw format as Linus and I discussed, except that it does not use sequence of underscore '_' letters to express nonexistence. All '0' mode is used for that purpose instead. The new diff-raw format can express rename/copy, and the earlier restriction that -M and -C _must_ be used with the patch format output is no longer necessary. The patch makes -M and -C flags independent of -p flag, so you need to say git-whatchanged -M -p to get the diff/patch format. Updated are both documentations and tests. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-05-21[PATCH] Introducing software archaeologist's tool "pickaxe".Junio C Hamano
This steals the "pickaxe" feature from JIT and make it available to the bare Plumbing layer. From the command line, the user gives a string he is intersted in. Using the diff-core infrastructure previously introduced, it filters the differences to limit the output only to the diffs between <src> and <dst> where the string appears only in one but not in the other. For example: $ ./git-rev-list HEAD | ./git-diff-tree -Sdiff-tree-helper --stdin -M would show the diffs that touch the string "diff-tree-helper". In real software-archaeologist application, you would typically look for a few to several lines of code and see where that code came from. The "pickaxe" module runs after "rename/copy detection" module, so it even crosses the file rename boundary, as the above example demonstrates. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-05-21[PATCH] Diff overhaul, adding half of copy detection.Junio C Hamano
This introduces the diff-core, the layer between the diff-tree family and the external diff interface engine. The calls to the interface diff-tree family uses (diff_change and diff_addremove) have not changed and will not change. The purpose of the diff-core layer is to provide an infrastructure to transform the set of differences sent from the applications, before sending them to the external diff interface. The recently introduced rename detection code has been rewritten to use the diff-core facility. When applications send in separate creates and deletes, matching ones are transformed into a single rename-and-edit diff, and sent out to the external diff interface as such. This patch also enhances the rename detection code further to be able to detect copies. Currently this happens only as long as copy sources appear as part of the modified files, but there already is enough provision for callers to report unmodified files to diff-core, so that they can be also used as copy source candidates. Extending the callers this way will be done in a separate patch. Please see and marvel at how well this works by trying out the newly added t/t4003-diff-rename-1.sh test script. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-05-20[PATCH] diff overhaulJunio C Hamano
This cleans up the way calls are made into the diff core from diff-tree family and diff-helper. Earlier, these programs had "if (generating_patch)" sprinkled all over the place, but those ugliness are gone and handled uniformly from the diff core, even when not generating patch format. This also allowed diff-cache and diff-files to acquire -R (reverse) option to generate diff in reverse. Users of diff-tree can swap two trees easily so I did not add -R there. [ Linus' note: I'll add -R to "diff-tree" too, since a "commit diff" doesn't have another tree to switch around: the other tree is always the parent(s) of the commit ] Also -M<digits-as-mantissa> suggestion made by Linus has been implemented. Documentation updates are also included. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-05-19[PATCH] Detect renames in diff family.Junio C Hamano
This rips out the rename detection engine from diff-helper and moves it to the diff core, and updates the internal calling convention used by diff-tree family into the diff core. In order to give the same option name to diff-tree family as well as to diff-helper, I've changed the earlier diff-helper '-r' option to '-M' (stands for Move; sorry but the natural abbreviation 'r' for 'rename' is already taken for 'recursive'). Although I did a fair amount of test with the git-diff-tree with existing rename commits in the core GIT repository, this should still be considered beta (preview) release. This patch depends on the diff-delta infrastructure just committed. This implements almost everything I wanted to see in this series of patch, except a few minor cleanups in the calling convention into diff core, but that will be a separate cleanup patch. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-05-10[PATCH 1/4] split core-git.txt and updateDavid Greaves
Split the core-git.txt file Formatting fix to the diff-format.txt Signed-off-by: David Greaves <david@dgreaves.com>