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* [PATCH] Set git diff driver for C source code files
@ 2016-09-07 12:34 Jean Delvare
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From: Jean Delvare @ 2016-09-07 12:34 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: LKML; +Cc: Peter Zijlstra, Joe Perches, Jonathan Corbet, Andrew Morton

Git can be told to apply language-specific rules when generating
diffs. Enable this for C source code files (*.c and *.h) so that
function names are printed right. Specifically, doing so prevents
"git diff" from mistakenly considering unindented goto labels as
function names.

Signed-off-by: Jean Delvare <>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <>
Cc: Joe Perches <>
Cc: Jonathan Corbet <>
 .gitattributes |    2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

--- /dev/null	1970-01-01 00:00:00.000000000 +0000
+++ linux-4.7/.gitattributes	2016-09-07 14:07:23.042138220 +0200
@@ -0,0 +1,2 @@
+*.c   diff=cpp
+*.h   diff=cpp

Jean Delvare
SUSE L3 Support

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