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Re: no patch applies

From: Ricardo Wurmus
Subject: Re: no patch applies
Date: Fri, 05 Aug 2016 12:09:23 +0200
User-agent: mu4e 0.9.16; emacs 25.1.1

Vincent Legoll <address@hidden> writes:

> Hello
>>> I attempted to apply the patch onto a fresh Guix master and the patch does
>>> not apply, I don't know why
> When I fail to apply a patch that's often because of a wrong -p parameter.
> Try with "--dry-run -p0" or "--dry-run -p1" to find the good one. You can also
> look at file paths in the patch and deduce the right path strip level.

I haven’t used “patch” in quite a while because usually “git am
the-patch-file” just works.  If the patch was created with “git
format-patch” against master you shouldn’t have any problems using “git
am” on it.

~~ Ricardo

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