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RE: Applying the results of svn diff to a disconnected repository

From: Gavin Lambert <gavinl_at_compacsort.com>
Date: 2006-08-25 00:36:12 CEST

Quoth Olivier Sannier <mailto:obones@free.fr>:
>> Here is the output I get from "patch -i patchfile.diff":
>> can't find file to patch at input line 5
>> Perhaps you should have used the -p or --strip option?
>> This is the patch.exe from the UnxUtils package, under windows. I
>> also tried with the one from MinGW, same result. I also tried with
>> the -n option, it complains that there is only garbage in the file.
>> Thanks for any pointers
> Anyone ?

You might be running afoul of line endings -- the Windows svn client
probably produces output with CRLF line endings, and the patch utils
might be expecting to see only LF endings (since that's the UNIX
convention). Try converting the file beforehand.

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Received on Fri Aug 25 00:37:38 2006

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