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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] FRV: Move to arch/frv/include/asm/
Linus Torvalds wrote:
>
> On Thu, 9 Apr 2009, David Howells wrote:
>> I should've used:
>>
>> stg mail -diff-opts=-M
>>
>> it would appear. I wonder if this should be the default.
>
> Ahh. I've never used stg. It seems to have some bad defaults.
>
> Also, depending on exactly what "stg" does, it is entirely possible that
> adding that
>
> [diff]
> renames
>
> to your .gitconfig won't help: those kinds of default configuration values
> are (very much on purpose) ignored for certain low-level git commands,
> exactly so that you can do reliable scripting without having to worry
> about some user-specific config files.
>
>> Note that
>>
>> git-diff -M HEAD^ HEAD
>>
>> does not make output that looks like yours. It's missing the:
>>
>> {include/asm-frv => arch/frv/include/asm}/Kbuild | 0
>> {include/asm-frv => arch/frv/include/asm}/atomic.h | 0
>
> Those come from "--summary", which summarizes file creation, deletion and
> movement. Almost always combined with "--stat", but apparently the
> "--stat" part is again in that "stg mail" script.

David: Documentation/SubmittingPatches:/git diff/ =>

'Please use "git diff -M --stat --summary" to generate the diffstat:
the -M enables rename detection, and the summary enables a summary of
new/deleted or renamed files.'

--
~Randy


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