Re: Patches

Subject: Re: Patches
From: sam th (
Date: Thu Jul 06 2000 - 12:47:56 CDT

On Thu, 6 Jul 2000, John L. Clark wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 06, 2000 at 06:28:01PM +0200, Ithamar R. Adema wrote:
> > If anyone can tell me (or point me to a webpage) how to create the diff files that you guys send to the I can contribute 2 patches to get the BeOS builds compiling and saving again ;o)
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Ithamar.
> >
> Aaron wrote a memo regarding this a while back, you can find it at
> I do
> think that this instruction set for diffing with cvs should be on the dev
> pages somewhere - it would make sense along side the other brief cvs
> instructions that we have there. Also, is a good
> resource with regard to cvs in general.

Additionally, if you aren't working with CVS, you can use the UNIX command
line diff program, like so

foo> diff -r old-tree new-tree > cool.patch

the -r option makes it recurse down the who directory tree.
                                sam th

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