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SubjectRe: [SCRIPT] chomp: trim trailing whitespace

On Sun, 28 May 2006, Martin Langhoff wrote:
> I love perl golf for this kind of stuff... but git-stripspace is part
> of git already. Even then, I tend to do it with perl -pi -e ''
> constructs ;-)

Well, git-stripspace actually does something slightly differently, in that
it also removes extraneous all-whitespace lines from the beginning, the
end, and the middle (in the middle, the rule is: two or more empty lines
are collapsed into one).

Ie it's a total hack for parsing just commit messages (and it is in C,
because I can personally write 25 lines of C in about a millionth of the
time I can write 3 lines of perl).

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