Commit f3eb5492 authored by Beat Bolli's avatar Beat Bolli Committed by Junio C Hamano move it into contrib/update-unicode

As it's used only by a tiny minority of the Git developer population,
this script does not belong into the main Git source directory.

Move it into contrib/ and adjust the paths to account for the new
Signed-off-by: default avatarBeat Bolli <[email protected]>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJunio C Hamano <[email protected]>
parent 32c239d1
......@@ -231,7 +231,6 @@
TL;DR: Run after the publication of a new Unicode
standard and commit the resulting unicode_widths.h file.
The long version
The Git source code ships the file unicode_widths.h which contains
tables of zero and double width Unicode code points, respectively.
These tables are generated using in this directory. itself uses a third-party tool, uniset, to query two
Unicode data files for the interesting code points.
On first run, clones uniset from Github and builds it.
This requires a current-ish version of autoconf (2.69 works per December
On each run, checks whether more recent Unicode data
files are available from the Unicode consortium, and rebuilds the header
unicode_widths.h with the new data. The new header can then be
......@@ -5,11 +5,9 @@
#Mn Nonspacing_Mark a nonspacing combining mark (zero advance width)
#Cf Format a format control character
if ! test -d unicode; then
mkdir unicode
fi &&
( cd unicode &&
cd "$(dirname "$0")"
UNICODEWIDTH_H=$(git rev-parse --show-toplevel)/unicode_width.h
if ! test -f UnicodeData.txt; then
fi &&
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