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Re: [PATCH 4/4] sha1dc: remove in favor of using sha1collisiondetection as a submodule

On Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 09:32:14PM +0000, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason wrote:

> As an aside: Now where was that .gitdiffsort or whatever it was called
> which would enable us to show sha1dc_git.h before nuking the contents
> of sha1dc? :)

diff.orderFile, I think.

> It also occurs to me that it would be useful for patch formatting in
> general to make all file removals go after file changes & additions.

I wonder if that might run afoul of programs which try to apply patches
in order. I think "git apply" is smart enough to apply all deletions
(regardless of order) before any creations (so it cannot be fooled by
adding "foo" followed by deleting "foo/bar"). So maybe it's fine.