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Sun Oct 28 09:00:41 PDT 2007
On 10/27/07, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> > Bryan Kadzban wrote:
> >> where Kay is saying usb_id needs to be fixed, and this udev git commit:
> >> http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/hotplug/udev.git;a=commitdiff;h=963033472f8d2aab0bf77147b916de8f3b0b5450
> > I tried to patch udev116 with this and it didn't work. I did a
> > cut/paste of the patch to a file, but only the first segment applied.
> > The other three rejected.
> > Is there something different about this patch format? I can generate
> > the patch without too much problem, but I wonder why the cut/paste
> > doesn't work.
> Never mind. In the git generated file are constructs like:
> @@ -224,8 +222,6 @@ static int usb_id(const char *devpath)
> It should just be:
> @@ -224,8 +222,6 @@
> The annotation with the function name on the line seems to confuse patch.
I always use diff -p and I've never had this be a problem with
patch-2.5.4. It's also the default patch mode of git, and some very
large projects distribute patches all over the place in this form. So,
it definitely should work.
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