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Re: [PATCH] Show more information in diff labels in mailer.py

From: Peter Samuelson <peter_at_p12n.org>
Date: 2006-09-16 07:55:28 CEST

[Mathias Weinert]
> On cygwin (patch 2.5.8) copied files didn't work (see above) and
> deleted files result in a 0 byte file. It's all the same behaviour
> compared to today's diff format.

GNU patch, on Unix, will delete a file in two cases:

  The +++ file has a timestamp of (time_t)0. This will look something
  like "1969-12-31 18:00:00.000000000 -0600".
  The +++ file is named "/dev/null".

I think it's useful to do at least one of those things.

Received on Sat Sep 16 07:55:39 2006

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