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From Johannes Schaefer <>
Subject Re: How to create a patch for forrest
Date Wed, 04 Aug 2004 07:08:28 GMT
When I update to a new release,
how can I patch it with my changes?

David Crossley wrote:

> Thanks for your effort Johannes. Yes it is better
> to have a separate patch and separate Jira issues.
> See other notes at the FOR-236 issue.
> --David
> Johannes Schaefer wrote:
>>I put my first patch into the issue tracker,
>>see FOR-236 (adds support for sDocBook Note-Title
>>and adds a feedback link in the footer of the page).
>>Hope it works.
>>Maybe would have been better to separate them, though.
>>Thorsten Scherler wrote:
>>>Hello all,
>>>please follow the steps I now describe if you like to create a patch. 
>>>This way it will be for all us very easy to apply your patches.
>>>1) Change your local forrest dis.
>>>2) Then run in top level dir:
>>>./ patch or
>>>build.bat patch
>>>e.g. my forrest top level resides in /opt/apache/forrest:
>>>thorsten@gatos:/opt/apache/forrest$ ./ patch
>>>3) You will see:
>>>Attach the following file to a new issue in the Forrest issue tracker:
>>>   patch.tar.gz if you have added new files
>>>   patch.txt if you have only modified existing files
>>>(Please review the patch first, to ensure that you have not added extra 
>>>Congratulations, that means you have created a patch :).
>>>4) Then open a new issue at 
>>>!default.jspa (you 
>>>have be a register user and logged in) or add the file to a existing issue.
>>>If you add it to an existing issue and there are more then one 
>>>attachment it may makes sense to rename the file like e.g. 
>>>Some tips:
>>>* Make sure that your forrest SVN working copy
>>>is up-to-date (svn update).
>>>* Keep the same text indentation as in the files that
>>>you are working on.
>>>* Make sure that your xml files and stylesheets are
>>>valid xml.

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