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Re: What's cooking in git.git (Dec 2017, #01; Mon, 4)




On Mon, 04 Dec 2017 13:46:43 -0800
Junio C Hamano <gitster@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> * jt/diff-anchored-patience (2017-11-28) 1 commit
>  - diff: support anchoring line(s)
> 
>  "git diff" learned a variant of the "--patience" algorithm, to
>  which the user can specify which 'unique' line to be used as
>  anchoring points.

Is there anything I can do to progress this? Johannes Schindelin wrote
that he is in favor of this feature [1]. He also remarked on the fact
that the anchors are not freed [2], but I have replied [3] that it seems
that diff arguments are not freed in general (so there would be no good
place to put the freeing statements).

[1] https://public-inbox.org/git/alpine.DEB.2.21.1.1712011447550.98586@virtualbox/
[2] https://public-inbox.org/git/alpine.DEB.2.21.1.1711300134560.6482@virtualbox/
[3] https://public-inbox.org/git/20171130152605.1b775e9cc2ddd7f917424448@xxxxxxxxxx/