Slash Boxes
NOTE: use Perl; is on undef hiatus. You can read content, but you can't post it. More info will be forthcoming forthcomingly.

All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

use Perl Log In

Log In

[ Create a new account ]

samtregar (2699)

  (email not shown publicly)

Journal of samtregar (2699)

Thursday November 06, 2003
04:07 PM

Debugging a patch?

[ #15621 ]
Anyone know of a good resource for patch debugging tips? I'm producing a patch that will be applied to around 30 file sets, each a little different. I know it won't work on every one but I need to adjust the diff so that it works as well as it can.

I've been playing with various context lengths and patch fuzz settings with some success, but it's still failing in places I think it should succeed. Google wasn't much help, due to the massive number of disparate hits 'diff' and 'patch' produce. Has anyone been here before and returned to tell the tale?


The Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. We are not responsible for them in any way.
More | Login | Reply
Loading... please wait.