Diff So Fancy vs git-fastclone

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Diff So Fancy vs git-fastclone: What are the differences?

Developers describe Diff So Fancy as "Make Git diffs look good". diff-so-fancy builds on the good-lookin' output of git contrib's diff-highlight to upgrade your diffs' appearances. On the other hand, git-fastclone is detailed as "git clone --recursive on steroids, by Square". It creates a reference repo with git clone --mirror in /var/tmp/git-fastclone/reference for each repository and git submodule linked in the main repo. You can control where it puts these by changing the REFERENCEREPODIR environment variable.

Diff So Fancy and git-fastclone belong to "Git Tools" category of the tech stack.

Diff So Fancy and git-fastclone are both open source tools. Diff So Fancy with 11.9K GitHub stars and 250 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than git-fastclone with 164 GitHub stars and 20 GitHub forks.

What is Diff So Fancy?

diff-so-fancy builds on the good-lookin' output of git contrib's diff-highlight to upgrade your diffs' appearances.

What is git-fastclone?

It creates a reference repo with git clone --mirror in /var/tmp/git-fastclone/reference for each repository and git submodule linked in the main repo. You can control where it puts these by changing the REFERENCE_REPO_DIR environment variable.
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