[darcs-users] Problem with a mailed patch

BARBOUR Timothy Timothy_BARBOUR at rta.nsw.gov.au
Wed Mar 3 03:50:06 UTC 2004

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Maxwell [mailto:peter.maxwell at anu.edu.au]
> >> Error applying patch to recorded!
> It turns out it's due to end-of-line characters.  Some of our files 
> have at some time been edited on a windows system and have \r\n line 
> endings.  When darcs emails a patch set it (or the mail system) 

Windows is definitely not involved.

> normalises the line endings, then (I guess) the receiving darcs gets 
> upset by the apparent mismatch in the last character(s) of 
> the original 
> lines as found in the patch hunks.  The equivalent non-emailed patch 
> set is identical except for line endings, and applies without error.

The repository was converted, using the script, so I cannot see how
line-endings should be wrong.


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