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Subject: Re: diff question
From: Hardeep Sidhu (
Date: 2003-05-19

You don't need to be a registered developer to use cvs
diff, anonymous login works fine.


--- Garrett Derner <> wrote:
> Hello, I have a new-developer question.
> When I make a patch, how should I do the diff?
> Since I am not a registered
> developer, I can not use cvs diff. So I have to
> rename, either the old or
> the new file, right?
> For instance, I rename the old viewer.c to
> viewer1.4.c, and put it in the
> same directory with my new viewer.c, then do:
> diff -u viewer1.4.c viewer.c > viewer.patch
> And submit the patch, explaining in the summary that
> you must rename
> viewer.c before you apply the patch. Is that good,
> or is there a preferred
> way?
> Garrett

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