git-diff: resurrect the traditional empty "diff --git" behaviour
[git/git.git] / builtin-diff.c
index 6ed7b68..f77352b 100644 (file)
@@ -188,6 +188,30 @@ void add_head(struct rev_info *revs)
        add_pending_object(revs, obj, "HEAD");
 }
 
+static void refresh_index_quietly(void)
+{
+       struct lock_file *lock_file;
+       int fd;
+
+       lock_file = xcalloc(1, sizeof(struct lock_file));
+       fd = hold_locked_index(lock_file, 0);
+       if (fd < 0)
+               return;
+       discard_cache();
+       read_cache();
+       refresh_cache(REFRESH_QUIET|REFRESH_UNMERGED);
+       if (active_cache_changed) {
+               if (write_cache(fd, active_cache, active_nr) ||
+                   close(fd) ||
+                   commit_locked_index(lock_file))
+                       ; /*
+                          * silently ignore it -- we haven't mucked
+                          * with the real index.
+                          */
+       }
+       rollback_lock_file(lock_file);
+}
+
 int cmd_diff(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
 {
        int i;
@@ -222,7 +246,7 @@ int cmd_diff(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
        prefix = setup_git_directory_gently(&nongit);
        git_config(git_diff_ui_config);
        init_revisions(&rev, prefix);
-       rev.diffopt.skip_stat_unmatch = 1;
+       rev.diffopt.skip_stat_unmatch = !!diff_auto_refresh_index;
 
        if (!setup_diff_no_index(&rev, argc, argv, nongit, prefix))
                argc = 0;
@@ -346,11 +370,7 @@ int cmd_diff(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
        if (rev.diffopt.exit_with_status)
                result = rev.diffopt.has_changes;
 
-       if ((rev.diffopt.output_format & DIFF_FORMAT_PATCH)
-           && (1 < rev.diffopt.skip_stat_unmatch))
-               printf("Warning: %d path%s touched but unmodified. "
-                      "Consider running git-status.\n",
-                      rev.diffopt.skip_stat_unmatch - 1,
-                      rev.diffopt.skip_stat_unmatch == 2 ? "" : "s");
+       if (1 < rev.diffopt.skip_stat_unmatch)
+               refresh_index_quietly();
        return result;
 }