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SubjectRe: any good diff merging utility?
At 2:34 AM +0200 2001-06-18, Ivan Vadovic wrote:
>Very often the case is that they indeed can be merged automagically.
>For example two patches inserting few lines right after the #include
>lines.
>
>patch1:
>@@ 10,1 10,2 @@
> #include <foo.h>
>+#include <1.h>
>
>patch2:
>@@ 10,1 10,2 @@
> #include <foo.h>
>+#include <2.h>
>
>The patch will fail to patch :-). But there is no real conflict between
>the patches.

Problem is, you can't tell automatically. Even if the diffs don't
conflict physically, it's entirely possible that they conflict
logically.
--
/Jonathan Lundell.
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