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Re: How to submit a fix where files added/deleted?

On Sun, Sep 21, 2008 at 04:27:27PM +0000, Jens Rehsack wrote:
> Hi,
> I updated www/p5-Template-Toolkit to 2.20 (just today I applied the patch 
> got from the modules author where an issue with flags from pkgsrc's added 
> flags to the Makefile.PL causes tt2 to fail correct installing).
> I need to remove PLIST from the pkg (no additional files are created  
> anymore) and add patches/patch-aa which contains the diff for the fix 
> from the author from his svn repository.
> Do I have to manipulate CVS/Entries file to simulate files added/removed?

As long as no new directories are involved (and that you're against
HEAD), you can just cvs add/rm and then cvs diff -N.

But I usually don't bother and manually do
'diff -u /dev/null lalala >> mypatch' for additions and the other way
around for deletion.

Quentin Garnier - -
"See the look on my face from staying too long in one place
[...] every time the morning breaks I know I'm closer to falling"
KT Tunstall, Saving My Face, Drastic Fantastic, 2007.

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