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SubjectRe: [PATCH ghak25 v2 1/9] netfilter: normalize x_table function declarations
On 2020-01-08 17:47, Nicolas Dichtel wrote:
> Le 06/01/2020 à 19:54, Richard Guy Briggs a écrit :
> > Git context diffs were being produced with unhelpful declaration types
> > in the place of function names to help identify the funciton in which
> > changes were made.
> Just for my information, how do you reproduce that? With a 'git diff'?

git format-patch is how it is presenting as a problem, which I assume
would also be git diff.

> > Normalize x_table function declarations so that git context diff
> > function labels work as expected.
> >
> [snip]
> >
> > --
> >
> git v1.8.3.1 is seven years old:
> I don't see any problems with git v2.24. Not sure that the patch brings any
> helpful value except complicating backports.

It brings value to anyone who is on a distro that is stable and only
slightly behind. There are other features of git 2.x that I'd like to
start using (git worktrees) but I'll have to wait until I can afford to

> Nicolas


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