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Re: [bug-patch] patch-2.7 forgets to rename backup to original, upon fai
Re: [bug-patch] patch-2.7 forgets to rename backup to original, upon failure?
Thu, 13 Sep 2012 16:40:40 +0200
2012/9/12 Jim Meyering <address@hidden>:
> This takes place on automake's "maint" branch:
> commit 9c4ad6973eedb074a9381e14a6c1eeeb285c2465
> It looks like when patch application fails, patch renames the
> target to the backup name, FILE.~1~, but doesn't move it back,
> appearing to remove the target:
hmm, this happens with git-style diffs when the original file doesn't
change. Could you have a look at the testing branch, please?