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Re: Create patch file for newly added dirs/files (issue #175)

From: Peter McNab <mcnab_p_at_melbpc.org.au>
Date: 2005-12-22 13:09:11 CET

Leon Zandman wrote:

>I just changed some files in my repo and also added a new directory with
>some files in it. Before committing it I wanted to create a patch file
>of it to send to some other developer, but I noticed the resulting patch
>file only includes diff info for the changed files, but doesn't include
>diff info for the added directory and files.
>I searched this mailing list and found out that this apparently is a
>Subversion shortcoming ("The subversion libraries do not support
>creation of patches which add folders (and files within added
>folders)"). TSVN issue (#175) was opened for it in which it is suggested
>to warn the user that those files and folders will not be included. The
>issue is currently closed and says it should be implemented in rev.
>4567. But I don't understand why I didn't receive any warning? I'm using
>TSVN rev. 4786.
>Leon Zandman
Just me chipping in to say I concur.

Someone (clever) says "SVN Add" the wanted folders and files but don't
Create the patch then revert unless you want the new stuff in the repo.


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Received on Sun Dec 25 04:05:38 2005

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