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making a patch from a cvs repository
Ignore the errors, since they're just telling you that the CVS Id
lines are different (which they're bound to be). Alternatively, check
out the files from CVS without keyword expansion (cvs checkout -kk
AFAIR) before you diff them.
>>>>> "Anmol" == Anmol Khirbat <anmol@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
Anmol> Hi I imported some source code into a cvs repository, did
Anmol> lots of changes and made a Larry Wall patch. The problem is
Anmol> that I cannot apply the patch to a copy of the original
Anmol> sources cleanly.
Anmol> When I run patch, I get loads of Hunk FAILEDs and a bunch
Anmol> of .rej files. I went through all the reject files and all
Anmol> of them nearly identical. Here's one of the rej files with
Anmol> some lines removed.
Anmol> *************** *** 42,48 ****
Anmol> ! "$Id: errwarn.c,v 126.96.36.199 2000/12/04 22:07:32 anmol Exp $
Anmol> Copyright (c)
Anmol> --- 42,48 ----
Anmol> ! "$Id: errwarn.c,v 1.2 2000/12/06 00:20:08 anmol Exp $
Anmol> Copyright (c) 1996
Anmol> Looks like something to do with the $Id$ keyword
Anmol> expansion. Did I goof up when I imported the source in the
Anmol> first place? Whats the right way of doing things? How can I
Anmol> produce a patch that applies cleanly to a copy of the
Anmol> original source?
Anmol> bye :) Anmol