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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] reminder: winning smallish project

From: Robert Anderson
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] reminder: winning smallish project
Date: 18 Sep 2003 23:07:53 -0700

On Thu, 2003-09-18 at 23:03, Robert Anderson wrote:
> Looking for a fun sure-fire arch contribution?
> Implement a --no-patch-log option to dopatch (and if you get that far,
> mkpatch).
> This would ignore patch-log entries for the application (or generation)
> of patchsets.  This would be especially handy for use in combination
> with the --reverse flag to dopatch.
> For example, if you want to revert the effect of patch-7, and commit the
> resulting change, you'd like to do:
> tla get-patch cat--branch--0--patch-7
> tla dopatch --reverse cat--branch--0--patch-7.patches


tla dopatch --reverse cat--branch--0--patch-7.patches tree

> But this also removes the patch-log entries for patch-7, which is
> definitely not what you want.  Rather, you ought to be able to do:
> tla dopatch --reverse --no-patch-log cat--branch--0-patch-7.patches

tla dopatch --reverse --no-patch-log cat--branch--0-patch-7.patches tree


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