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Subject: Re: Editing .patch files?

Re: Editing .patch files?

From: Martin Arver <>
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2006 18:21:47 +0100

That sounds like a good way of doing it. The only other thing I can
think of making it easier , is to use a visual cvs tool like Cervisia.
But I have no experience with those. I guess Cervisia covers diff as
well as the other aspects of CVS.

On 2/24/06, gl <> wrote:
> >I am not quite sure if I understand you correctly, but if you want to
> > create a diff for one file against CVS then you do 'cvs diff -u file
> >> patch' (snipped from
> The problem is where several mods are in the same file, and worse if they
> appear in the same hunk together. You're then not only forced to adjust the
> +/- line and range numbers in (to me) non-intuitive, but also cumulative
> ways (line number changes higher up are supposed to ripple downwards).
> One solution that just ocurred to me is to copy my build folder, strip mods
> I don't want included from the source files first, and then diff against
> CVS. Is there an easier way though?
> --
> gl
Received on 2006-02-24

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