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Re: Strange documentation snippets update

From: Graham Percival
Subject: Re: Strange documentation snippets update
Date: Sat, 24 May 2008 13:27:48 -0700

On Sat, 24 May 2008 15:59:13 +0200
John Mandereau <address@hidden> wrote:

> On 2008/05/24, Neil Puttock wrote:
> > Could there be something wrong with the patch?  It's attached if you
> > want to have a look.
> The patch looks fine.

Oops, my fault.  I applied the patch and compiled it, but ended up
with an untracked file (that indicating... thing) so I just
deleted it.

> Graham, I'm almost sure you tested docs compilation before pushing to
> Git, but might have you applied the patch with 'patch' command and
> forgot to add the file to Git?

Of course I used `patch'.  It's one less git idiodicy to deal

> I would recommend to apply patches formatted with git-format-patch
> with 'git am 0001-commit-foo.patch', which requires less fussing with
> Git in case the patch applies cleanly: git-am adds and deletes files
> automatically, and it commits automatically with original message and
> author.

Hmm, ok.  I'll try that next time.

- Graham

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