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From Kris Nuttycombe <>
Subject Re: [TC6] Minimum coding style
Date Tue, 28 Nov 2006 23:29:57 GMT
Darryl Miles wrote:
> Just in case people didn't know,
> diff does have a number of options
> to modify white space behavior,
> such that you can check in a massive
> whitespace cleanup patch but still
> view a clean diff which ignores
> blank lines, crlf/lf and
> leading/trailing whitespace, etc...
> So really its not that bad. With
> the right options. 

Agreed; "diff -u -b" is your friend. That being said, I don't think that 
the version of diff used by current SVN clients supports the -b switch, 
so it could still be a problem in terms of source control.


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