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Support #5609

Change git diff algorithm

Added by Luke Mauldin about 1 year ago. Updated about 1 year ago.

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Resolved
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Normal
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Target version:
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Start date:
31.03.2020
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#1

Updated by Luke Mauldin about 1 year ago

Is there a way to change the git diff algorithm that is used? With standard git, I can update the algorithm by updating ~/.gitconfig and adding a section like:

[diff]
    algorithm = histogram

Does rhodecode support anything similar? If I just update the ~/.gitconfig for the rhodecode user will that update the algorithm for all git repos?

#2

Updated by Marcin Kuzminski [CTO] about 1 year ago

  • Status changed from New to Resolved

We use a pygit2/libgit2 for diffs, there's no support for diff algorithm there.

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