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SubjectRe: Patch generation
On Fri, 10 Nov 2000, George Anzinger wrote:

> > 4 kernel trees, one after make dep ; make bzImage, and all taking together
> > just 193MB, instead of about 400MB... hard links, gotta love'em.
> Ok, this is cool, but suppose I have the same file linked to all these
> and want to change it in all the trees, i.e. still have one file. Is
> there an editor that doesn't unlink. Or maybe cp of the edited file??
> How would you do this? (I prefer EMACS, which likes to unlink.)

I know mcedit doesn't unlink (but mcedit kinda sucks), I think nedit
doesn't unlink too.

I prefer an editor that unlinks, since in most cases I don't want to
modify the source trees that I'm not working on, so diff can do what it's
supposed to do later.

Dan Aloni

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