patch or svn patch

C. Michael Pilato cmpilato at
Mon Oct 31 12:13:17 CDT 2011

On 10/31/2011 06:12 AM, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 05:53:35AM -0400, Richard Cavell wrote:
>> In chapter 2, in the section entitled:
>>  Examine the details of your local modifications
>>  There is some text about the fact that the output of svn diff is compatible with the patch program. Now that svn has a patch subcommand, is it necessary to update this text to recommend the use of svn patch in some circumstances, or in all cases?
> Yes. 'svn patch' should be preferred over a third-party patch
> implementation in all cases.

Filed this as issue 152.

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