[p4] FW: Linux patch file generation

Nick Barnes Nick.Barnes at pobox.com
Wed Mar 2 01:38:59 PST 2005

At 2005-03-01 20:18:59+0000, Ken.Williams at thomson.com writes:

> I don't know of any way to express a "file deletion" in a patch file.

diff -N (pretends absent files are present but empty) and patch -E
(remove any file which is empty after patch application).

Nick B

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