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Change the spelling of "wordregex".

Use "wordRegex" for configuration variable names.  Use "word_regex" for C
language tokens.

Signed-off-by: Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. <>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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commit ae3b970ac3e21324a95fea75213c2569180d74c6 1 parent 98a4d87
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2  Documentation/config.txt
@@ -639,7 +639,7 @@ diff.suppress-blank-empty::
A boolean to inhibit the standard behavior of printing a space
before each empty output line. Defaults to false.
A POSIX Extended Regular Expression used to determine what is a "word"
when performing word-by-word difference calculations. Character
sequences that match the regular expression are "words", all other
4 Documentation/gitattributes.txt
@@ -341,14 +341,14 @@ Customizing word diff
You can customize the rules that `git diff --color-words` uses to
split words in a line, by specifying an appropriate regular expression
-in the "diff.*.wordregex" configuration variable. For example, in TeX
+in the "diff.*.wordRegex" configuration variable. For example, in TeX
a backslash followed by a sequence of letters forms a command, but
several such commands can be run together without intervening
whitespace. To separate them, use a regular expression such as
[diff "tex"]
- wordregex = "\\\\[a-zA-Z]+|[{}]|\\\\.|[^\\{}[:space:]]+"
+ wordRegex = "\\\\[a-zA-Z]+|[{}]|\\\\.|[^\\{}[:space:]]+"
A built-in pattern is provided for all languages listed in the
8 t/
@@ -86,7 +86,7 @@ test_expect_success 'word diff with a regular expression' '
test_expect_success 'set a diff driver' '
- git config diff.testdriver.wordregex "[^[:space:]]" &&
+ git config diff.testdriver.wordRegex "[^[:space:]]" &&
cat <<EOF > .gitattributes
pre diff=testdriver
post diff=testdriver
@@ -121,8 +121,8 @@ test_expect_success 'use regex supplied by driver' '
-test_expect_success 'set diff.wordregex option' '
- git config diff.wordregex "[[:alnum:]]+"
+test_expect_success 'set diff.wordRegex option' '
+ git config diff.wordRegex "[[:alnum:]]+"
cp expect.letter-runs-are-words expect
@@ -138,7 +138,7 @@ test_expect_success '.gitattributes override config' '
test_expect_success 'remove diff driver regex' '
- git config --unset diff.testdriver.wordregex
+ git config --unset diff.testdriver.wordRegex
cat > expect <<\EOF
4 userdiff.c
@@ -6,8 +6,8 @@ static struct userdiff_driver *drivers;
static int ndrivers;
static int drivers_alloc;
-#define PATTERNS(name, pattern, wordregex) \
- { name, NULL, -1, { pattern, REG_EXTENDED }, wordregex }
+#define PATTERNS(name, pattern, word_regex) \
+ { name, NULL, -1, { pattern, REG_EXTENDED }, word_regex }
static struct userdiff_driver builtin_drivers[] = {
PATTERNS("html", "^[ \t]*(<[Hh][1-6][ \t].*>.*)$",
"[^<>= \t]+|[^[:space:]]|[\x80-\xff]+"),
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