[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [PATCH] Showing the relevant part of a diff

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Showing the relevant part of a diff
Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2016 10:15:17 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

On Sat, 16 Jul 2016 12:28:33 +0300 Dmitry Gutov <address@hidden> wrote: 

DG> On 07/16/2016 05:14 AM, Herring, Davis wrote:
>> C-x v = was the original inspiration: this changes it from "What have I
>> changed in this file?" to "What have I changed _here_?". I frequently find
>> myself wanting to ask the latter question, and searching through the diff for
>> my current position is tedious. If the answer is "nothing, but there are
>> changes elsewhere in the file", putting point on a hunk boundary shows what
>> the nearest changes are.

DG> That's quite a lot of patches you got there. It think they should be 
DG> separately.

DG> In case you were wondering, though, diff-hl (available in ELPA) offers the 
DG> to the relevant part of the diff" feature via remapping the vc-diff command.

Dmitry and Davis, could you please look at the thread "auto-generating
skeleton ChangeLogs" http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.emacs.devel/205612
and give an opinion whether either diff-hl or Davis' patches could help?

If they cut just a third or a half of the work, that's still a win, so
they don't have to be a perfect fit :)

Thank you!

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]