3 line diff creates 700 line whitespace diff problem
trhodes at FreeBSD.org
Thu Sep 4 22:22:00 UTC 2003
On Thu, 4 Sep 2003 23:04:21 +0100
Ceri Davies <ceri at freebsd.org> wrote:
> jon at witchspace.com pointed out to me that the section numbers in the
> IPsec section of the handbook are slightly off: 10.9.4 and 10.9.5
> should really be 10.9.3.1 and 10.9.3.2.
> My dilemma is that committing the attached patch to correct this will
> also require that all the intervening lines (~700 of them) will need
> to be indented to keep the whitespace consistent. Would a whitespace
> commit of that proportion be excessive, or a necessary evil?
Could the whitespace diff be applied with 'other' corrections? Like
simple stuff including spelling fixes, s/FreeBSD/&os;/g, etc?
My personal opinion is that the section numbers should be in a logical
and consistent order. The whitespace could be fixed over time.
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