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An example .gitattributes file that will configure custom hunk header patterns for some common languages and file formats. See https://tekin.co.uk/2020/10/better-git-diff-output-for-ruby-python-elixir-and-more for more details.
# Stick this in your home directory and point your Global Git config at it by running:
#
# $ git config --global core.attributesfile ~/.gitattributes
#
# See https://tekin.co.uk/2020/10/better-git-diff-output-for-ruby-python-elixir-and-more for more details
*.c diff=cpp
*.h diff=cpp
*.c++ diff=cpp
*.h++ diff=cpp
*.cpp diff=cpp
*.hpp diff=cpp
*.cc diff=cpp
*.hh diff=cpp
*.m diff=objc
*.mm diff=objc
*.cs diff=csharp
*.css diff=css
*.html diff=html
*.xhtml diff=html
*.ex diff=elixir
*.exs diff=elixir
*.go diff=golang
*.php diff=php
*.pl diff=perl
*.py diff=python
*.md diff=markdown
*.rb diff=ruby
*.rake diff=ruby
*.rs diff=rust
*.lisp diff=lisp
*.el diff=lisp
# Additional manually-configured matchers you may want to add to your .gitconfig
[diff "rspec"]
xfuncname = "^[ \t]*((RSpec|describe|context|it|before|after|around|feature|scenario|background)[ \t].*)$"
[diff "swift"]
xfuncname = ^[ \t]*((class|func)[ \t].*)$
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ghost commented Oct 30, 2020

Thank you for a great tip.
I found this gist as well and comment here for additional info.

https://gist.github.com/ruediger/5647207

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