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    SubjectRe: [PATCH][Trivial] Delete trailing whitespace from sound/soc/codecs/wm8994.c
    On Mon, 9 Apr 2012, Michael Witten wrote:

    > >> While reading through sound/soc/codecs/wm8994.c I noticed a fair
    > >> amount of trailing whitespace. This patch gets rid of it.
    > >>
    > >> Signed-off-by: Jesper Juhl <>
    > >
    > > Jesper,
    > >
    > > is it really worth it? The code should have been fixed before merging,
    > > yes, but once it's there, such fixups tend to only make people angry
    > > (because they have to do unnecessary extra steps during git blame).
    > If I may interject, I assume you mean that nobody wants to see the
    > fact that somebody simply changed whitespace. However, the text of
    > `git help blame' suggests that the `-w' flag obviates the issue:
    > Ignore whitespace when comparing the parent's
    > version and the child’s to find where the lines
    > came from.
    > Of course, I've never used it, so I may be mistaken in my
    > interpretation.

    That indeed does what it should do, but as it's not git default, then
    quitting git blame and reruning it with '-w' seems to be equally annoying
    to quitting git blame and reruning it with 'particular_commit~1"

    Jiri Kosina
    SUSE Labs
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