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Re: augmented diff design patch format

From: Mattias Engdegård <mattias_at_virtutech.se>
Date: 2007-06-24 22:48:27 CEST

Eric Gillespie <epg@pretzelnet.org> writes:

>The existing format already works with patch, as can any new
>format we come up with, so long as we still use unidiff for
>actual text diffs; patch ignores everything else.

Unless the svn diff output has changed while I wasn't looking, it is
possible to create property diffs that will fool patch(1).
This may not be a problem in practice - it depends on how robust it
needs to be.

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Received on Sun Jun 24 22:53:14 2007

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