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Re: Want to create a patch utility

From: Kevin Puetz <puetzk_at_puetzk.org>
Date: 2005-03-03 15:20:04 CET

Daniel Berlin wrote:

> You could add this info to the non-important (IE skipped) parts of  the
> unified diff, and still have a valid unified diff. At least, i believe
> it to be possible.
> Then your patch would work with patch, and do something, and work with
> subversion, and do everything.
> Of course, defining such a patch format is not an easy task :)

SVK has done this, but not in a particularly beautiful way :-)
It just appends a base64-encoded hunk of 'other svndiff commands' to the end
of the unidiff :-)

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