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Re: Creating patch files

From: Robert Dailey <rcdailey_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Aug 2009 22:32:46 -0500

On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 8:52 PM, Kevin Grover <kevin_at_kevingrover.net> wrote:

>
> On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 12:56 PM, Robert Dailey <rcdailey_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>> Using the latest TortoiseSVN nightly build, I went to "Show Log" for a
>> specific project. I selected 2 revisions and selected "View unified diff",
>> and then I saved the unified diff as a patch file. The name of the project I
>> created this patch file for was Project1.
>>
>> I also have Project2, Project3, and Project4. All 3 of these other
>> projects have the same files with more or less the same file contents. I
>> want to apply this single patch to all 3 of the other projects, however it
>> will not let me because the patch file I created is specific to Project1
>> only.
>>
>> Is there a way to generalize the patch file so I can apply it to other
>> projects?
>>
>> ---------
>> Robert Dailey
>>
>
>
> Google: tsvn patch
>
> It's the first hit.
>
> You can also search the manual for patch.
>
> Took me 10 times longer to write this reply than to find the answer.

Epic Fail. You did not read my question. I would be more inclined to be
thankful for your help if you weren't being so arrogant. If you are annoyed
at helping people (and if that much is obvious in your responses), then you
should not be helping at all. You do nothing more than upset people.

Anyway, back on topic. My question was not specific to how to make a patch
in general, as I already know how to do that. If you read what I originally
posted, my question was in regards to *applying* the patch. More
specifically, applying the same patch to multiple (different) working
copies. Each working copy will not point to the same location in the
repository. From my investigation so far this does not seem to be possible.
I would appreciate some clarification on the matter, though.

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