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    SubjectRe: [git patch] urgent e1000 fix
    Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > On Thu, 23 Jun 2005, Jeff Garzik wrote:
    >>It's probably the whitespace thing that Linus's git-apply gadget was
    >>complaining about.
    >>I'm terribly surprising, though, since my patch(1) applied the diff just
    > I could easily make git-apply accept empty lines as if they had a single
    > space on it. What I find surprising is that "patch" allows that kind of
    > whitespace corruption by default, and silently. Usually you have to give
    > it the "-l" flag to make it ignore whitespace differences..

    patch(1) is a huge collection of heuristics like this, even without
    '-l', so I'm not surprised that it worked.

    Does git-apply support patches with "fuzz", out of curiosity?


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