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Re: [Quilt-dev] support for binary content in quilt patches, 2007 list d
Re: [Quilt-dev] support for binary content in quilt patches, 2007 list discussion
Fri, 23 Nov 2012 13:11:23 +0100
Le vendredi 23 novembre 2012 à 11:49 +0100, Andreas Grünbacher a écrit :
> 2012/11/23 Miguel Telleria de Esteban <address@hidden>
> > With the danger of sounding recurrent (since this question was asked
> > before and probably more than once) I would like to ask the status
> > support binary content in patch files.
> I believe that the most reasonable way to get quilt to support binary
> patches would be to get GNU patch to support binary patches.
I totally agree.
> Quilt relies heavily on GNU patch's way of creating backup files, so
> "git apply" would be hard to use instead.
> The status there is that textual git-style patches are supported, but
> binary diffs are not. The GNU patch repository already contains code
> for the base85 encoding, but git's delta format is not supported, yet.
> Any help there would be appreciated.