Merge branch 'maint' of git://repo.or.cz/git-gui into maint
[git/git.git] / git-gui / lib / diff.tcl
index e09e125..694834a 100644 (file)
@@ -84,12 +84,30 @@ proc show_diff {path w {lno {}}} {
        #
        if {$m eq {_O}} {
                set max_sz [expr {128 * 1024}]
+               set type unknown
                if {[catch {
-                               set fd [open $path r]
-                               fconfigure $fd -eofchar {}
-                               set content [read $fd $max_sz]
-                               close $fd
-                               set sz [file size $path]
+                               set type [file type $path]
+                               switch -- $type {
+                               directory {
+                                       set type submodule
+                                       set content {}
+                                       set sz 0
+                               }
+                               link {
+                                       set content [file readlink $path]
+                                       set sz [string length $content]
+                               }
+                               file {
+                                       set fd [open $path r]
+                                       fconfigure $fd -eofchar {}
+                                       set content [read $fd $max_sz]
+                                       close $fd
+                                       set sz [file size $path]
+                               }
+                               default {
+                                       error "'$type' not supported"
+                               }
+                               }
                        } err ]} {
                        set diff_active 0
                        unlock_index
@@ -98,7 +116,9 @@ proc show_diff {path w {lno {}}} {
                        return
                }
                $ui_diff conf -state normal
-               if {![catch {set type [exec file $path]}]} {
+               if {$type eq {submodule}} {
+                       $ui_diff insert end "* Git Repository (subproject)\n" d_@
+               } elseif {![catch {set type [exec file $path]}]} {
                        set n [string length $path]
                        if {[string equal -length $n $path $type]} {
                                set type [string range $type $n end]
@@ -198,6 +218,7 @@ proc read_diff {fd} {
                if {[string match {mode *} $line]
                        || [string match {new file *} $line]
                        || [string match {deleted file *} $line]
+                       || [string match {deleted symlink} $line]
                        || [string match {Binary files * and * differ} $line]
                        || $line eq {\ No newline at end of file}
                        || [regexp {^\* Unmerged path } $line]} {