bugtrack patch downloads broken

Simon L. Nielsen simon at FreeBSD.org
Wed Feb 20 21:34:07 UTC 2008

On 2008.02.20 18:38:04 +0100, Dominic Fandrey wrote:
> Ceri Davies wrote:
>> Dominic,
>> I haven't looked at the code which implements the patch downloading
>> stuff, but you could grab the raw PR via
>> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=120784&f=raw and extract the
>> patch from there for now.
>> Hope that's of some use,
>> Ceri
> It's a working workaround (though not from the raw PR, where you actually 
> get the base64 encoded stuff) to copy and paste.
> However it would be nice to be able to be able to download the patches 
> using fetch, when I tell people who want to test it how to apply it.

Due to the way GNATS works with everything being non-formated efforts
the query-pr's patch handling is best effort.  For many cases it
works, but for some it doesn't.

The best way to handle this would be to... file a PR :-).

Simon L. Nielsen

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