Re: Intro

From: Dom Lachowicz (
Date: Sun Nov 03 2002 - 15:15:09 EST

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    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,
    > Diamond,
    > Radium, Sapphire, Silver and Steel.
    > `Sapphire and Steel have been assigned...'

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