Re: Is cogito really this inefficient

From: Junio C Hamano <>
Date: 2005-07-15 12:10:28
Linus Torvalds <> writes:

> On Thu, 14 Jul 2005, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>> I'll look into making diff-cache be more efficient. I normally don't use
>> it myself, so I didn't bother (I use git-diff-files, which is way more
>> efficient, but doesn't show the difference against the _tree_, it shows
>> the difference against the index. Since cogito tries to hide the index
>> from you, cogito can't very well use that).
> Ok, done.


> Junio - I think this makes gitcore-pathspec pretty pointless, but I didn't
> actually remove it. I guess "git-diff-helper" still uses it.

And probably it shouldn't; diff-helper should be raw-to-patch
converter, nothing more.

Usually I'd volunteer to clean up the remaining mess (which was
originally my mess anyway) myself, but since I'd already asked
smurf to help cleaning up the diff option parsing, and recently
I've suddenly got quite busy in the day job, so ...

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