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Re: svn commit: r1197998 - in /subversion/trunk/subversion: libsvn_client/patch.c tests/cmdline/patch_tests.py

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Sun, 06 Nov 2011 15:24:33 +0200

On Sunday, November 06, 2011 11:55 AM, "Stefan Sperling" <stsp_at_elego.de> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 06, 2011 at 03:28:06AM +0400, Konstantin Kolinko wrote:
> > - paths start with "a/" and not "a/trunk"
> >
> > Thus it is to be applied with "--strip 1".
> This is something where git and Subversion have to differ.
> Subversion has to express paths relative to the repository root.
> Otherwise, copyfrom would be ambiguous. This is documented in the 1.7
> release notes.

FWIW, this point particularly annoys me. "a/" prefixes mean gf in vim
doesn't work, and when I try to disable them locally (via some dotfile
option that I've misplaced) people complain that the Standard Method for
applying patches (in Git projects) breaks.
Received on 2011-11-06 14:25:08 CET

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