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SubjectRe: [Ksummit-discuss] checkkpatch (in)sanity ?
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On Sun, 2016-08-28 at 11:59 +0200, Julia Lawall wrote:
> On Sun, 28 Aug 2016, Alexey Dobriyan wrote:
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> > The problem is that c-h.pl generates noise in the commit history and
> > makes git-blame less useful than it can be.
>
> Could it be that this is a problem with git blame, rather than with
> checkpatch?  Last year there was a discussion on this list about how there
> is an option to git blame that will cause it to step through the history,
> and not show only the most recent patch that has modified a given line.

It is more or less an ease-of-use limitation of git blame.

There are some that want an ncurses only version of git blame
that could
use arrow-key style navigation for historical commit
line-ranges.

git gui blame kind of works, but it's not ncurses/text based.
git-cola kind of works too, but it's not text based either.

Are there other existing tools for blame history viewing?

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