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Re: Bash patches format

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: Bash patches format
Date: Thu, 31 May 2018 08:30:41 -0500
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On 05/30/2018 02:04 AM, Marty E. Plummer wrote:

Maintainers, I'd really like to hear your thoughts on this matter. If
the diffs are produced as -p1 unified diffs, then downstreams who do
convert from -p0 context won't have to, and distros who work around it
won't either.

Makes no real difference to me on the Cygwin port. -p1 is slightly nicer, but it's a scripted solution to apply patches, and very easy to tweak the script to match whatever the patches look like.

Eric Blake, Principal Software Engineer
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