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Re: [gnugo-devel] CVS question

From: Arend Bayer
Subject: Re: [gnugo-devel] CVS question
Date: Sun, 1 Sep 2002 23:48:47 +0200 (CEST)

On Sun, 1 Sep 2002, Gunnar Farneback wrote:

> Evan wrote:
> > Is there a way to create patches that create new files?  cvs diff -N
> > doesn't seem to do that (cvs server: I know nothing about foo).
> This doesn't work until the "cvs add" command has been issued, but
> that requires CVS write access. I'm not aware of any good workaround
> for this other than sending new files separately.

I think such a workaround would be:

cvs diff >patch-file
diff -u /dev/null foo-dir/foo >>patch-file

Then patch-file doesn't look like a cvs diff, but it's good enough so
that patching works.


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