From: Dom Lachowicz (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Nov 03 2002 - 15:15:09 EST
cvs diff -u > patchfile
is the preferred way to send patches. Also, patches should be
attachments to emails, and not in the email body itself.
On Sunday, November 3, 2002, at 12:41 PM, F J Franklin wrote:
> On Sun, 3 Nov 2002, Mike Peters wrote:
>> Before I do so however I have a couple of questions. I'm not really up
>> on the subject of making patches so in view of this I've submitted a
>> very minor patch (following this mail). My first question is, is this
>> the right form for submitting patches?
> Some people use cvs diff, but I don't know the proper usage for that.
> I like to do:
> diff -Naur abi abi.mod > mod.patch
> which does a recursive diff on the whole tree.
>> Also, is it OK to just claim any non-assigned bugs?
> I suppose. Or just add a comment that you're looking into it...
> Have fun, Frank
> Francis James Franklin
> `Medium atomic weights are available: Gold, Lead, Copper, Jet,
> Radium, Sapphire, Silver and Steel.
> `Sapphire and Steel have been assigned...'
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