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Re: [bug-patch] GNU patch version 2.7.1 released

From: Andreas Grünbacher
Subject: Re: [bug-patch] GNU patch version 2.7.1 released
Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2012 13:16:10 +0200

2012/9/30 Joachim Schmitz <address@hidden>:
> Using (the system provided) /bin/printf instead shows a 0 size, so you seem 
> to be right about a missbehavoir.
>> problem is not with patch itself.  Does "printf '\1' > target" work
>> better?
> Yes!

Well, git seems to check for null bytes to decide if a file is a
"binary" file; it would poduce a "normal" diff with the non-zero
character.  I'll just check for the printf misbehavor and skip this
test if needed.


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