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RE: [TSVN] Re: Applying outdated patches

From: Thomas Börkel <tbo_at_ap-ag.com>
Date: 2004-10-21 14:49:17 CEST

HI!

> > Allright. But at least it could not completely fail, if no
> historical data (no data of the
> > standard source) is available and one hunk only fails.
>
> And in such a case simply apply a patch partially? That would leave
> the working copy in an undefined state. _Not_ a good idea.

This is what the patch commandline tool does, right? And there is also the .rej file with the failed hunks.
 
> > I see your point. Do you know of any visual patch tool,
> meaning the commandline patch
> > with a GUI?
>
> I've looked a _lot_ for such a tool, but couldn't find one. That's why
> I finally decided to write TortoiseMerge.
> If you ever find such a tool, please let me know.

I will. ;-)

Thomas

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