[Ffmpeg-devel] Patch resubmit (and other questions)

Rich Felker dalias
Thu Nov 24 02:38:46 CET 2005

On Wed, Nov 23, 2005 at 04:18:32PM -0800, Patrick Roberts wrote:
>   I should have a cleaned-up version (per feedback of
> list members) of the patch I submitted.  Do I just
> re-submit it to the list?  It will also contain some
> additional development.  Do I need to do anything
> special? 
>   Is it possible for me to add a file to the 'doc'
> directory, and if so, how should I submit it?
>   For diff files, can I just delete or change lines? 

If you use emacs with diff-mode, yes. Otherwise you have to modify
some of the numbers too.

> (Is there no CRC?)  This is my first time using diff

No crc.

> patches, and from googling, this seems like the case,
> but it seems highly wrong.  (How does the patcher know
> the patch it just applied in the diff file wasn't
> corrupted?)

By reading it to see if it's correct. No one will apply a patch
without thoroughly reading it.


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