Merge branch 'jk/combine-diff-binary-etc' into maint
[git/git.git] / userdiff.c
index 5d62e79..01d3a8b 100644 (file)
@@ -60,10 +60,24 @@ PATTERNS("pascal",
         "|[-+0-9.e]+|0[xXbB]?[0-9a-fA-F]+"
         "|<>|<=|>=|:=|\\.\\."),
 PATTERNS("perl",
-        "^[ \t]*package .*;\n"
-        "^[ \t]*sub .* \\{\n"
-        "^[A-Z]+ \\{\n"        /* BEGIN, END, ... */
-        "^=head[0-9] ",        /* POD */
+        "^package .*\n"
+        "^sub [[:alnum:]_':]+[ \t]*"
+               "(\\([^)]*\\)[ \t]*)?" /* prototype */
+               /*
+                * Attributes.  A regex can't count nested parentheses,
+                * so just slurp up whatever we see, taking care not
+                * to accept lines like "sub foo; # defined elsewhere".
+                *
+                * An attribute could contain a semicolon, but at that
+                * point it seems reasonable enough to give up.
+                */
+               "(:[^;#]*)?"
+               "(\\{[ \t]*)?" /* brace can come here or on the next line */
+               "(#.*)?$\n" /* comment */
+        "^(BEGIN|END|INIT|CHECK|UNITCHECK|AUTOLOAD|DESTROY)[ \t]*"
+               "(\\{[ \t]*)?" /* brace can come here or on the next line */
+               "(#.*)?$\n"
+        "^=head[0-9] .*",      /* POD */
         /* -- */
         "[[:alpha:]_'][[:alnum:]_']*"
         "|0[xb]?[0-9a-fA-F_]*"