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Re: Bug#925288: ITP: diff-so-fancy -- Good-lookin' diffs. Actually… nah… The best-lookin' diffs.




On Fri, Mar 22, 2019 at 01:46:33PM +0000, Mo Zhou wrote:
> * Package name    : diff-so-fancy
> * URL             : https://github.com/so-fancy/diff-so-fancy
>   Description     : Good-lookin' diffs. Actually… nah… The best-lookin' diffs.

♥ the short desc.  Please keep it for the archive :)

> This is a pager that colorizes patch like the way github renders a diff.
>   
> It makes my life very much easier as I heavily depend on git and diff;
> and should definitely enter the archive as I cannot find any alternative.

Highlighting changes inside the line is a massive improvement.

There's an implementation of this in "git" itself already, named
diff-highlight.  Alas, either I'm a complete idiot, or its documentation is
not quite adequate -- some time ago I wasted over an hour trying to get that
implementation to work, without success.

So... if this fancy version is better and/or is equipped with working basic
instructions, it'd be great to have it!


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