[openstack-dev] [CI] Gerrit Trivial Rebase Detection (LP bug 881184)

Jeremy Stanley fungi at yuggoth.org
Tue Sep 11 14:43:38 UTC 2012

On 2012-09-11 12:15:37 +0000 (+0000), Jeremy Stanley wrote:
> It appears that git-patch-id is fairly inflexible in this regard,
> taking no options to alter its whitespace-ignoring behaviors. It's
> doing something akin to diff's -w whereas the behavior we'd want is
> more likely along the lines of -BEb instead... or maybe even none at
> all, since this also has implications for work which could in fact
> be whitespace-only (PEP 8 conformance fixes, for example).

Based on a quick IRC discussion on -infra it sounds like the next
step would be to implement a new CLI option in git-patch-id, causing
it to consider all whitespace changes substantive (and then see if
we can get this feature merged upstream in Git as well).
Jeremy Stanley on behalf of the OpenStack CI Team

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