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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH] Script for generating Documentation/dontdiff from .gitignore files. (was Re: [RFC/PATCH] dontdiff: generate from gitignore)
On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 08:34:07AM -0700, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> On Sun, 14 Sep 2008 21:23:57 +0300 Eduard - Gabriel Munteanu wrote:
>
> > .gitignore files get more testing than Documentation/dontdiff, since most
> > developers follow Git workflow when sending patches. The latter tends to
> > stay outdated and needs to be synchronized every now and then. This patch
> > provides a script that scans all .gitignore files and generates a
> > Documentation/dontdiff to stdout.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Eduard - Gabriel Munteanu <eduard.munteanu@linux360.ro>
>
> Hi,
> You probably missed (& should read) this thread:
> http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/9/12/154
>
>

Thanks, it makes sense.

It seems like diff can't handle such scenarios at all. I suppose Linux should
supply its own diff tool (which uses regular diff, but implements proper file
matching).

Maybe git-diff alone could be included in the tarballs, I'll look into
it.


Cheers,
Eduard

> > ---
> > scripts/gen_dontdiff.sh | 21 +++++++++++++++++++++
> > 1 files changed, 21 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> > create mode 100755 scripts/gen_dontdiff.sh
> >
> > diff --git a/scripts/gen_dontdiff.sh b/scripts/gen_dontdiff.sh
> > new file mode 100755
> > index 0000000..cd94747
> > --- /dev/null
> > +++ b/scripts/gen_dontdiff.sh
> > @@ -0,0 +1,21 @@
> > +#!/bin/bash
> > +
> > +# Copyright (C) 2008 Eduard - Gabriel Munteanu
> > +#
> > +# This file is released under GPL version 2.
> > +
> > +echo "### Generated by gen_dontdiff.sh ###"
> > +
> > +grep -Ev "^([[:space:]]*[[#]]*|$)" .gitignore
> > +
> > +find . -mindepth 2 -name .gitignore | sed -e "s/^\.\///g" | while read FILE
> > +do
> > + CURR_DIR=`echo "$FILE" | sed -e "s/\.gitignore$//g"`
> > + echo "# $FILE"
> > + grep -Ev "^([[:space:]]*[[#]]*|$)" $FILE | while read LINE
> > + do
> > + echo $CURR_DIR$LINE
> > + done
> > + echo ""
> > +done
> > +
> > --
>
> ---
> ~Randy
> Linux Plumbers Conference, 17-19 September 2008, Portland, Oregon USA
> http://linuxplumbersconf.org/


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