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Re: [Nano-devel] indentation has been changed to use only tabs

From: Liu Hao
Subject: Re: [Nano-devel] indentation has been changed to use only tabs
Date: Sat, 30 Dec 2017 20:18:41 +0800
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On 2017/12/30 18:53, Benno Schulenberg wrote:
> Op 29-12-17 om 21:53 schreef Brand Huntsman:
>> On Fri, 29 Dec 2017 21:44:04 +0100
>> Benno Schulenberg <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> There is one disadvantage to using tabs of four spaces, though:
>>> git diff still thinks that tabs are 8 spaces wide, which pushes
>>> the ends of many lines off the screen.  How can I tell git to
>>> display tabs as four spaces?
>> git config --local core.pager 'less -x1,5'
> Thanks!
> This worked too:
>   git config --local core.pager "less -x4"

No they aren't equivalent. The diff format reserves the first colon for
the status indicator ('+', '-' and ' ') so `-x1,5` aligns the first tab
on column 5, while `-x4` aligns it on column 4, resulting in only 3
visual spaces.

> I've added the suggestion to the README.GIT file.

Best regards,

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