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Re: ALLOC_IN_POOL, Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.5dev.11

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: ALLOC_IN_POOL, Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.5dev.11
Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2002 17:34:44 -0500 (EST)

> Thomas Dickey <address@hidden>:
> > LP's patches come with tabs expanded to spaces, a trailing blank on
> > each line and one leading blank removed.  It would be nice if they
> > were simpler to apply, but since his changes are generally good, I
> > do take the time to clean the diff's up and apply them.  (I do this
> > by tweaking the filenames to match, using diffstat and "patch -l
> > --dry-run" to see when I've got those consistent, and then diff'ing
> > the new/original files to iron out the whitespace).
> so "patch -l" doesn't work here?  the man page says it would match
> any sequence of white space to any sequence of said ...

It will apply the changes - but it doesn't guess that well about filenames that
are transformed to MS-DOS format.  That's probably what BL was talking about.

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden> <address@hidden>

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