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Re: augmented diff, draft now mature

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_mit.edu>
Date: 2007-07-04 19:32:49 CEST

On 7/3/07, Charles Acknin <charlesacknin@gmail.com> wrote:
> --------
> When it comes to applying an svnpatch patch (RAS syndrom), the 'svn patch'
> subcommand is a good friend. Here's what it does with the patch: (a) literally
> gets processed by /usr/bin/patch while (b) is handled with internal routines
> that read and drive editor functions out from it much like what's being
> performed by libsvn_ra_svn with a network stream.

Does this mean that "patch" (GNU or otherwise) will be a prereq for
using "svn patch"? Is patch usable as a library in any way (or at
least as a stdio filter)? Is this a feasible requirement for Windows?

(Thanks for speccing out the feature; it looks solid in general. I
have a few other questions but not the time to write them out now.)


David Glasser | glasser_at_mit.edu | http://www.davidglasser.net/
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