git diff <-> diffstat

From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Sun Sep 24 2006 - 21:14:53 EST

On Sun, Sep 24, 2006 at 05:34:05PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Sun, 24 Sep 2006, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> >
> > Right now I just pipe 'git diff master..branch' to diffstat.
> Ok. That just means that you can change it do say
> git diff -M --stat --summary master..branch
> and you get exactly what you need. No need for a separate diffstat at all,
> and you get all the renaming and summary printout.

Is there any way for "git diff" to handle additional options diffstat
handles? I'm a big fan of the -w72 diffstat option.

Oh, and with git,
git diff -M --stat --summary v2.6.18..master
in your tree gives me some funny lines like:

.../netlabel/draft-ietf-cipso-ipsecurity-01.txt | 791 +
.../{cpu_setup_power4.S => cpu_setup_ppc970.S} | 103
.../powerpc/platforms}/iseries/it_exp_vpd_panel.h | 6
.../powerpc/platforms}/iseries/it_lp_naca.h | 6

I don't know what's going wrong here, but diffstat doesn't produce this.

> Linus



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