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Re: [PATCHES] OS/X startup scripts

From: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
To: Gregory Stark <stark(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
Cc: Heikki Linnakangas <heikki(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>,"Jim C(dot) Nasby" <decibel(at)decibel(dot)org>,Mark Kirkwood <markir(at)paradise(dot)net(dot)nz>,Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>,Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>,PostgreSQL Docs <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>,PostgreSQL Patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PATCHES] OS/X startup scripts
Date: 2007-05-16 14:59:36
Message-ID: 20070516145936.GC6858@fetter.org (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, May 16, 2007 at 03:53:22PM +0100, Gregory Stark wrote:
> "David Fetter" <david(at)fetter(dot)org> writes:
> 
> > On Wed, May 16, 2007 at 09:12:23AM +0100, Heikki Linnakangas wrote:
> >> Jim C. Nasby wrote:
> >> >BTW, is there some trick to getting cvs diff to ignore files
> >> >that aren't in the repo?
> >> 
> >> Trick? That's what it does by default.
> >
> > I suspect he's talking about all the lines starting with '?' that
> > diff produces.
> >
> > Lacking sophistication, I've been known to do:
> >
> > cvs diff [list of files here] |grep -v '^?' > the_file.diff
> 
> Those lines go to stderr.

Not when I do "cvs diff."  Is there something I should (un)set in my
.cvsrc?

> If you do "cvs diff > file" it spits out all the cvs file statuses
> to the terminal but dumps the diff to the file.
> 
> It doesn't matter, diffs can contain arbitrary junk between the file
> diffs.  patch only looks at the things it recognizes.

IMHO, the diffs also need to be human-readable, and 500 useless lines
starting with "?" don't help with that.

Cheers,
D
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