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

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2005-12-22 13:29:36 CET

Peter McNab wrote:
> Leon Zandman wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 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.
>> Greetings,
>> Leon Zandman
> Just me chipping in to say I concur.
> Someone (clever) says "SVN Add" the wanted folders and files but don't
> commit.
> Create the patch then revert unless you want the new stuff in the repo.

But I don't think that works for added folders, only added files.


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