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Re: Import of non-SVN patches.

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: 2007-10-15 22:33:39 CEST

On 14/10/2007, David Brown <tortoise@davidb.org> wrote:
> I am working with another developer who is using TortoiseSVN to track a
> project. I sent them a patch file, not generated with SVN, and they were
> unable to apply the patch using TortoiseSVN. I do not have any windows
> machines, so I have no way to test this.
> It seems to be complaining about the 'Index: ' line in the patch, with is
> going to be SVN specific.
> Is there any expectation that this should work? My specific patch was
> generated by 'git', but it is accepted just fine by 'patch -p1'. I can
> send you same patches if that would help.
> I suggested to the developer to use patch itself, but that seems to be
> befuddling to most windows-only developers.

Can you attach the specific patch file so we can see where it is
failing. TortoiseSVN does not include the complete source for GNU
patch (which I have heard is something of a tangle), so there is
obviously a subtle difference in the implementation.


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