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Re: Reinventing the wheel? (Patch format for exchanging tree modifications)

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2007-04-01 19:10:56 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> BTW, I believe that SVK's patch format is basically 'svn diff' plus a
> big binary hunk thrown at the end, which is just perl's serialization
> of an editor drive. (Is that right?)

I keep wondering if that (editor drive) dives enough context to perform
fuzzy tree modifications (the same way unidiff has enough context for
fuzzy patching), and if something like that is even feasible without all
history being available.

-- Brane

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