On Saturday 18 May 2002 07:58, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> On May 18, 2002 07:44 +0200, Daniel Phillips wrote:
> > - I can apply patches to bitkeeper repository using the normal 'patch',
> > but Bitkeeper gets its revenge later, as each bk edit command starts
> > off by throwing away the patch.
> This is also strange, as when I use patch to apply a patch to files not
> checked out, patch asks me if I should check them out in write mode
> (which I do, of course).
> Of course, if you are using patch to apply changes to a BK tree it isn't
> really BK in the end. What I was referring to was importing a changeset
> would probably get the target files correct 100% of the time, unlike the
> situation you are describing with patch.
The solution to this appears to be to apply the patch with -g1. With -g0,
strange things happen, as described above.
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