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Re: [bug-patch] [BUG?] rename patch accepted with --dry-run, rejected wi

From: Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD
Subject: Re: [bug-patch] [BUG?] rename patch accepted with --dry-run, rejected without (Re: [PATCH V3] arm & sh: factorised duplicated clkdev.c)
Date: Sat, 4 Sep 2010 05:21:17 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

> So "git apply" and "patch --dry-run" seem to work only by accident.
> How was this patch generated: with git itself?
I did as usual
git format-patch -M -B -C HEAD~
> The fact that "patch --dry-run" may not work for patches that modify the same 
> file twice is a known defect.  I don't know how to solve this in a reasonably 
> elegant way.  Luckily the problem only triggers when people are doing 
> something "strange" such as concatenating patches.

Best Regards,

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