[darcs-users] Problem with a mailed patch
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.
-- sorry about the lame .sig --
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