Anonymous committed f4ee3eb

stripspace: make sure not to leave an incomplete line.

When dealing with a commit log message for human consumption, it
never makes sense to keep a log that ends with an incomplete
line, so make it a part of the clean-up process done by

Acked-by: Linus Torvalds <>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>

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  * Remove empty lines from the beginning and end.
  * Turn multiple consecutive empty lines into just one
- * empty line.
+ * empty line.  Return true if it is an incomplete line.
-static void cleanup(char *line)
+static int cleanup(char *line)
 	int len = strlen(line);
 			line[len] = 0;
 		} while (len > 1);
+		return 0;
+	return 1;
 int main(int argc, char **argv)
 	int empties = -1;
+	int incomplete = 0;
 	char line[1024];
 	while (fgets(line, sizeof(line), stdin)) {
-		cleanup(line);
+		incomplete = cleanup(line);
 		/* Not just an empty line? */
 		if (line[0] != '\n') {
+	if (incomplete)
+		putchar('\n');
 	return 0;
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