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Re: svn needs a patch subcommand

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2001-09-17 17:19:32 CEST

> 'svn xdiff' generates 'patch++' format which is both a) usable with
> standard patch, and b) usable as input to 'svn patch' which will
> apply the patch++ in its entirety. Better yet, this patch format is
> a valid XML document!

This last part seems a bit tricky to me; what if you are diffing an
XML file? You can XML-quote the patch fragments, but standard patch
presumably doesn't know anything about such quoting.

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