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gitdiffbinstat -- git diff --shortstat for binary files

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https://bbs.archlinux.org – You may know  git diff --shortstat  which summarizes the line-changes between branches/commits/tags etc.When I had a branch were I ran optipng on many images I was annoyed by the fact that  git diff --shortstat  would only summarize changes of text files, but not changes of binary files.That's why I made gitdiffbinstat.The script gets diffs between the current  HEAD  and some other branch/commit/tag  and summarizes the file changes (but also line changes) so you can easily see how many additional bytes certain branch would add to HEAD if it was merged, o (HowTos)