[Bf-committers] Re: Re:New constraint *.diff submission
GSR - FR
Mon, 29 Dec 2003 22:31:30 +0100
email@example.com (2003-12-29 at 1256.46 -0800):
> The diff file is weird (excluding big blocks of code
> and then adding it back). I wanted to give a quick
> look at the code before patching, but it's hard to see
> what you changed this way. It might also be a good
> idea to edit the diff before posting it, especially
> removing the makefile edits
> Did you do it with:
> cvs -z3 diff -u > patch.diff
He used diff -u -p (check the headers). But it looks like the "end of
line" has been changed, and his diff reported all lines have changed.
So use a different diff, a different editor or dos2unix before diff.
Another typical problems are changes in white space or empty lines,