D6356: mdiff: prepare mdiff to be used for run-tests to replace unidiff

sangeet259 (Sangeet Kumar Mishra) phabricator at mercurial-scm.org
Fri May 10 13:40:58 EDT 2019


sangeet259 added a comment.


  In https://phab.mercurial-scm.org/D6356#92451, @martinvonz wrote:
  
  > > The future changes to run-tests.py will enable one to use mdiif
  > >  to diff rather than unidiff whenever the mercurial is installed in the system.
  >
  > Perhaps a naive question, but why is that desirable? How will I (as someone running tests) notice?
  
  
  @martinvonz 
  This patch is a breakdown of the earlier patch https://phab.mercurial-scm.org/D5514
  
  There <https://phab.mercurial-scm.org/D5514> I have detailed why is this required.
  In short, the diff output of tests is a bit ugly compared to what hg diff does, which is much nicer.
  
  I am thinking of putting that descriptive commit message in the patch 2/2.

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