On Thursday 17 Sep 2009 10:53:37 pm Ian Piumarta wrote:
- check out copies of the relevant revisions of the original files
into a temporary tree. 2. apply the patches to the temporary tree. 3. repeat step 2 with different combinations of -[pcnNR] until it stops rejecting most hunks. 4. manually apply any hunks that are still being rejected.
That is a lot of work on your part. What if you accept patch submissions only in ready-to-eat format?
For instance, I just do "svn diff ..." from the top of the tree to generate a patch. I didn't expect you to do anything more than feed it into "patch -d $trunk-top". If that breaks the tree, you could always revert the patch and request me to send an updated patch.