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Re: SVN & apply patch

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-07-26 18:49:59 CEST

On 7/26/07, Eli Carter <eli.carter@commprove.com> wrote:
> On Thursday 26 July 2007, Erik Huelsmann wrote:
> > > Is this possible to apply patch with SVN command line client? E.g. created
> > > with SVN diff or SVNLOOK Diff?
> >
> > No. There's a special patch.exe program (not included with Subversion) for
> that.
> But that isn't complete. It doesn't handle svn properties, svn rm/add, etc.
> Further, the output from svn diff is not quite GNU patch compatible; binary
> files aren't handled the same was as GNU diff. Adds and removes are also not
> handled the same was as GNU diff, so patch won't delete files either.
> *ahem* *steps off soap box*
> Look for 'rich patch format'... that may lead you to more info.

Work on that is being done in the context of this year's Google Summer of Code.



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