Commit 5541c765 authored by Chris Lamb's avatar Chris Lamb 💬

Print a nicer error message if you only specify one file by mistake.

parent b32d1c47
......@@ -22,6 +22,7 @@
import os
import sys
import json
import signal
import logging
import argparse
......@@ -380,7 +381,14 @@ def run_diffoscope(parsed_args):
if path1 is None or path1 == '-':
difference = load_diff(sys.stdin, "stdin")
difference = load_diff_from_path(path1)
difference = load_diff_from_path(path1)
except json.JSONDecodeError:
print("E: Could not parse diff from '{}'. (Are you sure you"
"only meant to specify a single file?)".format(path1),
return 1
if Config().exclude_directory_metadata is None:
if os.path.isdir(path1) and os.path.isdir(path2):
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