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Re: [PATCH] calling diff_summarize from SVN Perl bindings

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2009 14:48:02 +0000

James Fang wrote:
> Hi Julian,
> Thank you very much. My working Linux box is isolated from
> internet, it saves much trouble for me.
> I got a stupid question, how do you manage to include the [[ log
> message ]] inline with the patch?
> I guess it's not via "cat", is it ? ;)

It was just as simple as using "cat" - I ran "svn diff >
something.patch", loaded the patch file into my text editor, typed the
"[[[" and "]]]", and pasted in the log message. Or something similar.
Actually, instead of "svn diff" I ran my "svnlogmsg" script, but you get
the idea.

> I can understand the importance for strict process standard, and i
> am sorry for not reading the process
> carefully enough and hope you can forgive me since it's my first
> patch.

It's absolutely OK! It can put some contributors off quite badly if we
fuss too much about the "process", so I'm glad you don't mind if we did
in this case.

- Julian

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