[Pharo-project] Can we change diff-generator to ignore white-space diffs?

Henrik Sperre Johansen henrik.s.johansen at veloxit.no
Tue Mar 13 09:30:15 EDT 2012


On 12.03.2012 15:33, Ben Coman wrote:
> Igor Stasenko wrote:
>> Because it makes things unreadable.
>> Here, i replaced spaces with tabs.. and see what happens.
>>
> Similiarly... I am finding that as I am digging into it the system to 
> learn it by scattering 'self halts' through the code and later 
> deleting them,  often the whitespace it not identical to the original 
> and when reviewing <changes> in the Monticello Browser these these are 
> annoying to have listed as changes.  What do you think of the 
> Monticello <changes> button ignoring whitespace?
>
> cheers, -ben
>

Presumably, the method timestamp changed as well, and a new MC version 
would be saved with your credentials / current time...

For these cases, I find it best to use "Show versions... " then revert 
to the old definition.

Cheers,
Henry




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