How can I add
, as a word separator for git diff –word-diff?
For instance I would like the diff to recognize that
function(A,B,C) -> function(A, B, C)
only has added the spaces instead of replacing the whole line.
--word-diff-regex=<regex> Use <regex> to decide what a word is, instead of considering runs of non-whitespace to be a word. Also implies --word-diff unless it was already enabled. Every non-overlapping match of the <regex> is considered a word. Anything between these matches is considered whitespace and ignored(!) for the purposes of finding differences. You may want to append |[^[:space:]] to your regular expression to make sure that it matches all non-whitespace characters. A match that contains a newline is silently truncated(!) at the newline. The regex can also be set via a diff driver or configuration option, see gitattributes(1) or git-config(1). Giving it explicitly overrides any diff driver or configuration setting. Diff drivers override configuration settings.
I never used it but i guess that
git diff --word-diff-regex="[^[:space:],]+" may work.
In addition to KurzedMetal’s answer: without the quotes it works even better since it doesn’t break my bashs autocompletion when hitting TAB.
git diff --word-diff-regex=[^[:space:],]+
You can also try
--ignore-all-space, although that may ignore more whitespace than you like.