Dave Hill wrote:
> David Paschal wrote:
> > Also, could somebody kindly give me suggestions on the best way to
> > produce
> > and apply a patch to the SANE source tree? I tried a recursive diff,
> > as
> > well as a script that did individual diffs on files I knew were new or
> > changed, but the patch utility seemed to have trouble "patching" files
> > that
> > didn't already exist. For now, my "patch" consists of a .tar.gz file
> > containing the entirety of the new/modified files.
> You should use the --new-file option to diff. This tells it that
> if a file is absent, treat it as empty. Patch will then know
> that the file is to be created.
> -N --new-file Treat absent files as empty.
> The "normal" options to diff are: -u -r --new-file
> Dave Hill
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> Sicth munce ago, I cutn't evun spel enjuneer, and now I are one!
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