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Re: svn_client_patch()

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2003-04-06 18:01:36 CEST

> On Sunday, April 6, 2003, at 11:37 AM, SteveKing wrote:
>
> > If the patch file doesn't have to be in a text like format so
> > the user can read it then why not do this:
>
> if the patch isn't in text format, you're going to see a large
> resistance to using it from most open source developers. mailing off a
> patch to a mailing list works well because one can just glance at it
> and see what it's doing. if your proposed solution is something opaque
> (or even just cryptic text like the old xml stuff we had back in the
> day), it seems like a showstopper to me.
>
> -garrett

to make it 'readable' again:
apply the patch
do an svn diff > readable patch file
svn revert

I guess this won't make it a showstopper?

Stefan

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