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From Sachin Patel <>
Subject Re: tooling patches
Date Tue, 23 Aug 2005 21:34:29 GMT
Add 907 to the list.  Thanks.

Sachin Patel wrote:
> Would one of the committers mind checking in the patches for 884,885, 
> and 888?  I'm making changes on source files that already have 
> existing pending patches in these jiras and don't want to introduce 
> new patches until their checked to avoid conflicts when merging.  For 
> my knowledge, how is this handled? Are cumulative patches easily 
> handled?  i.e What happens if i have Patch-A based on revision 1 on 
> File-A.  Then I introduce Patch-B on File-A also based on revision 1 
> (but includes changes that went into Patch A).  Since both of the 
> patches are based on the same revision # I would assume that only one 
> of the patches can be applied without errors or conflicts.  What 
> happens when the second patch is applied since the patch is no longer 
> based on the revision specified in the patch file? If the second patch 
> cannot be applied, how is one expected to know which patch to throw out?
> Thanks.
> Sachin.

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