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From Tim Dudgeon <tdudg...@informaticsmatters.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Resolved: (DERBY-1489) Provide ALTER TABLE DROP COLUMN functionality
Date Sat, 07 Oct 2006 18:18:56 GMT
That could be it - I'm on Linux.
I'll try build from svn first.


Bryan Pendleton wrote:
>> I downloaded the sources, and tried to apply the path to those.
>> patch -p0 < drop_column_v8_restored_tests.diff
> That seems like a reasonable technique. I tried a similar, but not 
> identical,
> experiment: I took my 10.2 svn sandbox, and I ran patch -p0 <drop_...diff
> and it seemed to work fine, although I got a few "offset 10 lines" 
> messages.
> I just tried some experiments with the sources from the download zip site
> http://db.apache.org/derby/releases/release-
> and I think the problem may have to do with line-end characters.
> Are you working on a Windows system or on a Unix system?
> The files in the source release appear to have DOS line end characters and
> that seems to confuse the patch program.
> Here's three suggestions:
> 1) Pull a svn client of the 10.2 branch and apply the patches to that. I've
> done it and I believe it works. Plus, that will make it easier for you to
> manage the patch process down the road with subsequent releases of the 
> 10.2 branch
> 2) If you're on a Unix system, try grabbing the sources and patching them
> on a Windows system. The line end characters may not be a problem then.
> 3) Use a tool to convert the line end characters of the files needing to be
> patched from DOS format to Unix format, then try applying the patch.
> Meanwhile, I'll ask separately on the developer's list about line end 
> characters
> in the source distributions.
> thanks,
> bryan

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