[nvi-iconv]Call for test
ulrich at spoerlein.net
Tue Aug 23 17:51:35 UTC 2011
On Thu, 2011-08-18 at 22:15:47 -0500, Zhihao Yuan wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 9:26 PM, Test Rat <ttsestt at gmail.com> wrote:
> > timp <timp87 at gmail.com> writes:
> >> Hi!
> >> I just tried you patch on latest current with clang.
> >> [root at current64 /usr/src]# uname -a
> >> FreeBSD current64 9.0-BETA1 FreeBSD 9.0-BETA1 #0: Thu Aug 18 03:56:45 MSK
> >> 2011 mox at current64:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64
> >> [root at current64 /usr/src]# patch < ~/nvi2-freebsd-2011-08-17.diff
> > [...]
> >> ===> usr.bin/vi (depend)
> >> make: don't know how to make cl_bsd.c. Stop
> >> *** Error code 2
> > Use `-p0' otherwise new directories won't be created. This is documented
> > in patch(1). And cl_bsd.c ended up in current directory (/usr/src)
> > $ diffstat ~/nvi2-freebsd-2011-08-17.diff.gz | fgrep cl_bsd.c
> > contrib/nvi2/cl/cl_bsd.c | 346 +++
> zzz... I always use -p0 but I did not know what it does...
> > Zhihao Yuan <lichray at gmail.com> writes:
> >> The patch will create contrib/nvi2, and it will not remove the unused
> >> contrib/nvi (patch(1) can not really remove files anyway).
> > patch(1) can remove *empty* files with `-E', e.g.
> > $ svn rm UPDATING
> > $ svn di UPDATING | patch -E -d /usr/src
> Got it. But removing contrib/nvi with patch will just double the patch
> size anyway. A svn rm will do it if some day the patch got committed.
Since you already use github.com, why not clone
https://github.com/freebsd/freebsd-head/ and do your work in a separate
branch? People already using one of the github or gitorious clones can
then easily download your branch and don't have to fight patch(1).
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