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2005-07-15Split up "diff_format" into "format" and "line_termination".Linus Torvalds
This removes the separate "formats" for name and name-with-zero- termination. It also removes the difference between HUMAN and MACHINE formats, and they both become DIFF_FORMAT_RAW, with the difference being just in the line and inter-filename termination. It also makes the code easier to understand.
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>
2005-06-13[PATCH] Add --diff-filter= output restriction to diff-* family.Junio C Hamano
This is a halfway between debugging aid and a helper to write an ultra-smart merge scripts. The new option takes a string that consists of a list of "status" letters, and limits the diff output to only those classes of changes, with two exceptions: - A broken pair (aka "complete rewrite"), does not match D (deleted) or N (created). Use B to look for them. - The letter "A" in the diff-filter string does not match anything itself, but causes the entire diff that contains selected patches to be output (this behaviour is similar to that of --pickaxe-all for the -S option). For example, $ git-rev-list HEAD | git-diff-tree --stdin -s -v -B -C --diff-filter=BCR shows a list of commits that have complete rewrite, copy, or rename. 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>
2005-05-30[PATCH] diff-helper: Fix R/C score parsing under -z flag.Junio C Hamano
The score number that follow R/C status were parsed but the parse pointer was not updated, causing the entire line to become unrecognized. This patch fixes this problem. There was a test missing to catch this breakage, which this commit adds as t4009-diff-rename-4.sh. The diff-raw tests used in related t4005-diff-rename-2.sh (the same test without -z) and t4007-rename-3.sh were stricter than necessarily, despite that the comment for the tests said otherwise. This patch also corrects them. The documentation is updated to say that the status can optionally be followed by a number called "score"; it does not have to stay similarity index forever and there is no reason to limit it only to C and R. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-05-29[PATCH] Adjust diff-helper to diff-tree -v -z changes.Junio C Hamano
The latest change to diff-tree -z output adds an extra line termination after non diff-raw material (the header and the commit message). To compensate for this change, stop adding the output termination of our own. "diff-tree -v -z" piped to "diff-helper -z" would give different result from "diff-tree -v" piped to "diff-helper" without this change. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-05-29[PATCH] Move pathspec to the beginning of the diffcore chain.Junio C Hamano
This changes the way how pathspec is used in the three diff-* brothers. Earlier, they tried to grab as much information from the original input and used pathspec to limit the output. This version uses pathspec upfront to narrow the world diffcore operates in, so "git-diff-* <arguments> some-directory" does not look at things outside the specified subtree when finding rename/copy or running pickaxe. Since diff-tree already takes this view and does not feed anything outside the specified directotires to begin with, this patch does not have to touch that command. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-05-29[PATCH] Add --pickaxe-all to diff-* brothers.Junio C Hamano
When --pickaxe-all is given in addition to -S, pickaxe shows the entire diffs contained in the changeset, not just the diffs for the filepair that touched the sought-after string. This is useful to see the changes in context. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-05-29[PATCH] Do not expose internal scaling to diff-helper.Junio C Hamano
Instead we can normalize what diff-raw records at the diffcore side. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-05-25[PATCH] Mode only changes from diff.Junio C Hamano
This fixes another bug. - Mode-only changes were pruned incorrectly from the output. - Added test to catch the above problem. - Normalize rename/copy similarity score in the diff-raw output to per-cent, no matter what scale we internally use. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-05-23[PATCH] diff-raw format update take #2.Junio C Hamano
This changes the diff-raw format again, following the mailing list discussion. The new format explicitly expresses which one is a rename and which one is a copy. The documentation and tests are updated to match this change. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-05-23[PATCH] NUL terminate diff-tree header lines under -z.Junio C Hamano
Thomas Glanzmann noticed that diff-tree -z HEAD piped to diff-helper -z did not work. Since diff-helper -z expects NUL terminated lines, we should generate such. The output side of the diff-helper should always be using '\n' termination; earlier it used the same line_termination used for the input side, which was a mistake. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-05-22Include file cleanups..Linus Torvalds
Add <limits.h> to the include files handled by "cache.h", and remove extraneous #include directives from various .c files. The rule is that "cache.h" gets all the basic stuff, so that we'll have as few system dependencies as possible.
2005-05-22[PATCH] Diffcore updates.Junio C Hamano
This moves the path selection logic from individual programs to a new diffcore transformer (diff-tree still needs to have its own for performance reasons). Also the header printing code in diff-tree was tweaked not to produce anything when pickaxe is in effect and there is nothing interesting to report. An interesting example is the following in the GIT archive itself: $ git-whatchanged -p -C -S'or something in a real script' 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>
2005-05-22[PATCH] Prepare diffcore interface for diff-tree header supression.Junio C Hamano
This does not actually supress the extra headers when pickaxe is used, but prepares enough support for diff-tree to implement it. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-05-21[PATCH] Constness fix for pickaxe option.Junio C Hamano
Constness fix for pickaxe option. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
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>
2005-05-20sparse cleanupLinus Torvalds
Fix various things that sparse complains about: - use NULL instead of 0 - make sure we declare everything properly, or mark it static - use proper function declarations ("fn(void)" instead of "fn()") Sparse is always right.
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>
2005-05-18diff-helper: pass unrecognized lines through unmodifiedLinus Torvalds
(and flush any pending renames)
2005-05-18[PATCH] Diff-helper updateJunio C Hamano
This patch adds a framework and a stub implementation of rename detection to diff-helper program. The current stub code is just enough to detect pure renames in diff-tree output and not fancier. The plan is perhaps to use the same delta code when Nico's delta storage patch is merged for similarity evaluation purposes. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-05-15[PATCH 3/3] Rename git-diff-tree-helper to git-diff-helper (part 2).Junio C Hamano
It used to be that diff-tree needed helper support to parse its raw output to generate diffs, but these days git-diff-* family produces the same output and the helper is not tied to diff-tree anymore. Drop "tree" from its name. This follows the "rename only" commit to adjust the contents of the files involved. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net> Signed-off-by: Petr Baudis <pasky@ucw.cz>
2005-05-15[PATCH 2/3] Rename git-diff-tree-helper to git-diff-helper.Junio C Hamano
It used to be that diff-tree needed helper support to parse its raw output to generate diffs, but these days git-diff-* family produces the same output and the helper is not tied to diff-tree anymore. Drop "tree" from its name. This commit is done separately to record just the rename and no file content changes. The changes in the renamed files are recorded in the next commit. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net> Bundled with the changes in the unrenamed files. Signed-off-by: Petr Baudis <pasky@ucw.cz>