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From: Jim Meyering
Subject: [bug-diffutils] bug#22067: bug#22067: bug#22067: bug#20062: bug#20062: [PATCH] diff: add support for --color
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:41:38 -0800

On Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 8:45 AM, Giuseppe Scrivano <address@hidden> wrote:
> Gisle Vanem <address@hidden> writes:
>> Giuseppe Scrivano wrote:
>>> thanks for your patches.  Is it fine for you if we keep bug-diffutils in
>>> the loop?
>> Sure. I forgot it was in the CC-list.
>> Attached again; wincolor.c + diff-1.txt.
>> Excused my diff format; I'm a "git n00b". Hope you figure it out.
> cannot talk for the diff maintainers, but personally I would split it
> two patches: one that fixes the build on Windows, I would not care to
> disable them as in any case the user specifies when to use them or not;
> and another patch that adds the support for colors on Windows.
> In this way the first one could be applied immediately and there is more
> time to review the second one which adds support for colors on Windows.
> Anyway, let's wait for the maintainers' opinion about it.  My previous
> patch is also waiting to be applied.

Hi Giuseppe,
The only thing missing from your infloop-fixing patch is an
addition to the regression test suite. Can you contrive an
example that induces the infinite recursion? It's not an
absolute requirement in this case, but would be nice...

Gisle, thanks for the patches. Giuseppe is right: we
would much prefer to keep patches as small as possible,
with separable changes in separate commits, so if you
can adjust that would be great.

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