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From Thilo Goetz <twgo...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: Patch - updating svn:ignore
Date Fri, 03 Nov 2006 15:26:19 GMT
Adam Lally wrote:
> Unfortunately I found this in the SVN manual:
> 
> You might also have noticed the non-standard way that
> Subversion currently displays property differences.  You can
> still run svn diff and redirect the output         to create a usable
> patch file.  The patch         program will ignore property patches—as
> a rule, it         ignores any noise it can't understand.  This does
>      unfortunately mean that to fully apply a patch generated by
>   svn diff, any property modifications will         need to be
> applied by hand.
> 
> Which seems to indicate that this won't be a great test of applying a
> patch.  I assumed that SVN would supply its own "svn patch" command or
> somesuch that would extend the ordinary UNIX patch with additional
> features to handle the output produced by "svn diff", but I guess not.
> :(
> 
> -Adam

Right.  I got this:

$ patch < svnignore.patch
patch: **** Only garbage was found in the patch input.

I'm sure there are some recommendations on the Apache site on how to 
create patches (and how to apply them ;-)

--Thilo

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