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From Peter Donald <pe...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [OT] CVS and patches
Date Thu, 24 Oct 2002 23:46:59 GMT
On Fri, 25 Oct 2002 05:03, Peter Royal wrote:
> On Thursday, October 24, 2002, at 02:58  PM, Robert wrote:
> > Forgive me for asking this off topic question, but I've looked around
> > the net a bit and can't seem to find an answer. I know that when
> > submitting a patch for some piece of code you like to have the patch
> > submitted by doing a "diff -u"  command, correct?
> You don't *have* to use "-u", it just makes the patch more
> human-readable.

And it makes errors less likely to occur. Because it has a header/trailer to 
each change and if they don't match the "chunk" will be rejected when you try 
to apply it.


Peter Donald
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