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Re: Latest Win32 binaries

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2001-10-11 23:15:29 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

>Branko =?ISO-8859-2?Q?=C8ibej?= <brane@xbc.nu> writes:
>
>>Well, as long as you don't have any local mods that would have to be
>>merged with changes from the repo, diff and patch never get used.
>>
>
>Are you sure?
>
Pretty sure, yes.

>I mean, when a file gets updated, it first "materializes" in the tmp/
>area by means of applying svndiff data to the pristine file.
>
>I then believe that 'diff' is run between the pristine file and the
>newly materialized file, and this difference is applied to the working
>file via 'patch'. I think this happens every single time.
>
If it does, then you have GNU diff and patch in the correct places.

>[Hmmm, if this *is* true, it's not efficient. If the file isn't
>locally modified, then the newly materialized file should just be
>copied over both the pristine and working files. I should go check.]
>
I agree, and yes, you should. :-)

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Brane �ibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>            http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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