[LinuxBIOS] commit rules

Uwe Hermann uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Mon Oct 23 18:20:20 CEST 2006


On Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 08:30:10AM -0500, Richard Smith wrote:
> There is a slight complication with this.  Not a really big deal but
> one everyone should remember.  Svn diff does not show moves or
> renames. Only adds and modifies.
> Those can only be done by someone with commit privlidges.  So they
> will have to either describe what they want to do or create a patch
> with non svn methods.

You can work around this with a small trick. Just do an 'svn add foo.c'
or 'svn rm foo.c'(possible even without svn commit permissions).
The 'svn diff' will then include the removed/added file in the patch.

Uwe Hermann 
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