git diff --numstat -w --no-abbrev | perl -a -ne '$F[0] != 0 && $F[1] !=0 && print $F[2] . "\n";'

Show changed files, ignoring permission, date and whitespace changes

Only shows files with actual changes to text (excluding whitespace). Useful if you've messed up permissions or transferred in files from windows or something like that, so that you can get a list of changed files, and clean up the rest.

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so basically you are using git here, but it is perl which is ignoring whitespace-containing parts of the diff?
bwoodacre · 457 weeks ago
Actually, the perl is just used to ignore files which have only mode changes. (See --numstat in the help to git diff) The whitespace part is the -w flag passed to git diff.
lingo · 452 weeks and 6 days ago

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