[Mplayer-cvslog] CVS: main/DOCS/tech patches.txt,1.7,1.8

Diego Biurrun CVS diego at mplayerhq.hu
Thu Apr 3 18:21:07 CEST 2003

Update of /cvsroot/mplayer/main/DOCS/tech
In directory mail:/var/tmp.root/cvs-serv12496/DOCS/tech

Modified Files:
Log Message:
Explain the need for unified diffs.

Index: patches.txt
RCS file: /cvsroot/mplayer/main/DOCS/tech/patches.txt,v
retrieving revision 1.7
retrieving revision 1.8
diff -u -r1.7 -r1.8
--- patches.txt	24 Dec 2002 18:41:20 -0000	1.7
+++ patches.txt	3 Apr 2003 16:21:04 -0000	1.8
@@ -10,7 +10,8 @@
    out CVS and daily CVS snapshots are available from our download page.
    We do not accept patches for releases or outdated CVS versions.
-2. Make unified diffs ('diff -Naur' or 'cvs diff -u').
+2. Make unified diffs ('diff -Naur' or 'cvs diff -u'). Unified diffs can easily
+   be applied with 'patch'. This is much harder with other diff types.
 3. Test the functionality of your patch. We'll *refuse* it if it breaks
    something, even if it extends other features!

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