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Re: [PATCH]: mknetrel builds Guile #2: debug

Earnie Boyd <> writes:

>> >> Btw: A very silly question, but I can't seem to get `cvs diff' to
>> >>      respect your (Cygwin's?) wishes of excluding the ChangeLog from
>> >>      the diff.  It doesn't grok -X,--exclude options, most annoying.
>> >>      How do you manage?
>> >>
>> >
>> > Remove the ChangeLog diff from the patch.  Copy the text from the
>> > ChangeLog to the top of the diff file.  Patch is smart enough to ignore
>> > the non-diff text in the front of the file.
>> Hrmm.  If you're going to have nonstandard requests, it would be handy
>> if these somehow would be handled automagically.  How dead is CVS
>> development, maybe they would take a patch?
> This has nothing to do with CVS.

Well, it would help if cvs allowed:

   cvs diff -X ChangeLog

and even more, if project that want this had:

   diff -XChangeLog
> It has to do with standards set by the development teams and the
> fact that your changes to ChangeLog often (most likely) cause merge
> conflicts.

Yes, I understand.


Jan Nieuwenhuizen <> | GNU LilyPond - The music typesetter       |

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