[bug-patch] Re: [BUG?] rename patch accepted with --dry-run, rejected without (Re: [PATCH V3] arm & sh: factorised duplicated clkdev.c)
agruen at suse.de
Sat Sep 4 18:26:08 EDT 2010
On Sunday 05 September 2010 00:01:52 Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 04, 2010 at 11:46:11PM +0200, Andreas Gruenbacher wrote:
> > On Saturday 04 September 2010 23:45:27 Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> > > It also makes them incompatible with GNU patch, whether or not GNU patch
> > > understands the GIT headers.
> > Aha? Then why do you think GNU patch tries to understand the GIt patch
> > headers? So that it can be incompatible with GIT?
> Read what you said last time around. "In this case, the patch itself is
I was corrected on that by Jonathan Nieder's mail which describes a detail of
the GIT patch format that I didn't know about. So it's a bug in the way GNU
patch handles the git patch format and not an error in the patch. Not nice
and probably not easy to fix, but not fundamentally unfixable.
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