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Re: git add --patch displays diff and exits

On Fri, Oct 6, 2017 at 11:09 AM, Jake Bell <jake@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm not sure if this is the right place to report this issue, so apologies in advance if it isn't.
> Recently, I upgraded from git 2.14.1 to 2.14.2, and noticed that "git add --patch" does not work properly. It just prints a diff of what's changed and exits, instead of presenting the dialogs to add changes to the index. I did some bisecting and tracked the bug down to this commit: https://github.com/git/git/commit/136c8c8b8fa39f1315713248473dececf20f8fe7.
> Unfortunately, I'm not familiar with the codebase and don't know C well enough to debug the issue. Please let me know what additional information I can provide to help you all figure it out.
> Thanks!

Please see
and replace the color=always by color=auto setting to see if it fixes
your problem.
(If it doesn't we're dealing with a new problem and not the one
reported more than 5 times already :)


> -- Jake