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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] --forward mostly harmless

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] --forward mostly harmless
Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2004 14:52:19 +0900
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>>>>> "Tom" == Tom Lord <address@hidden> writes:

    Tom> Patch is handy but is not, strictly speaking, what arch needs
    Tom> to be good.  Patch(1) *compatability* for exact patching ---
    Tom> *that* is something to never let go of if it can be helped.

Python has its own diff (and I think patch) utilities, using somewhat
different algorithms from classic diff and patch, by Tim Peters.
Aside from a preference for working with Windows, he seems damn
smart.  Might be something to look into.

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