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Subject: Re: Editing .patch files?
Re: Editing .patch files?
>> Each changed file has an obvious header. If you don't intend to
>> change that file, simply delete the section to the next file header.
> That part I figured out : ).
>> Within a file, each change section has a flag showing the starting
>> line and number of lines that were removed in the section and then the
>> starting line and number of lines that were added.
>> @@ -26,6 +26,8 @@
>> The above example, starting at line 26 I "deleted" 6 lines and then
>> added 8 lines (actually, I changed 6 lines and then *added 6 lines*).
> 'added 2 lines' right?
> Keeping track of which lines were removed and which added seems
> confusing, but I'm sure I could get the hang of it. Worse though is
> that any line number changes need to ripple downwards. So if I delete a
> hunk part-way through, all the other hunks (from the same source file)
> would need to be adjusted accordingly, and on large files with large
> changes this gets nightmarish fast.
Yup, my bad. There are patchfile editor programs that I've seen but not
used. I've always either hand edited my patch files or created a
different subdirectory tree for the two (or more) patches and segregated
my patches (sometimes after the fact which can be difficult as you so
rightly point out :-( ).
This looks interesting, but probably doesn't help you today :-/
vim built in support:
Graphical diff creation and editing tools:
Oh, oh, looks like you are running Windows for your email:
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Some of the above run on Windows but everything will be more difficult.
Received on Fri Feb 24 18:34:21 2006
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