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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: Dispatcher i18n update + three more issues
Date Tue, 26 Sep 2006 07:24:17 GMT
Gav.... wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Ross Gardler []
>> Sent: Monday, 25 September 2006 10:54 PM
>> To:
>> Subject: Re: Dispatcher i18n update + three more issues
>> Gav.... wrote:
>>>> 2) There should probably be a default/fallback ContractsMessages.xml
>>>> file, which should really be the file above (ie the English one, if
>>>> one wants to have English as the fallback language, which I expect
>>>> one does). Not having one will at least cause some noise in the log
>>>> files, and might also generate errors
>>> Ok, so exactly the same file, no changes apart from the file name ?
>>> No sure how others do it, but I would just copy the file, give it the
>>> New name and then add it to our svn with 'svn add filename.xml' and then
>>> Commit it. So, again no patch needed.
>> To copy a file in svn do "svn cp SRC_FILE DEST_FILE" this has the
>> advantage of keeping the SVN history for the file.
> Ok Sounds good. How do you go about applying patches locally then? 
> Suppose I'm downloading Sjurs internal.xmap patch, normally I just
> Overwrite the current version with the patched version, is there a
> Better way?

Just apply the patches as notmal. SVN is smart enough to do the copy and 
modification at the same time.

You can use the command line to apply a patch to a different file if 
you've copied a file across. You'll have to look that one up i the docs 
though, I can't remember the syntax.


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