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Re: [PATCH] math/lapack patch-aa too much context?

* On 2018-04-05 at 15:53 BST, Dr. Thomas Orgis wrote:

> Am Thu, 5 Apr 2018 16:39:23 +0200
> schrieb Joerg Sonnenberger <>:
> > Sounds like you have one of those broken GNU patch versions that can't
> > deal with asymmetrical context...
> One of those _broken_ GNU patch versions … well … there are not that many
> to choose from among GNU patch versions …
> Interesting quirk. So that is one way to screw up when manually editing
> patch file. An interesting question is what makes a valid unified diff
> file. Was the asymmetric patch-aa created by a run of the (a) diff
> program? I suppose there was manual hacking in there …

pkgsrc patches should always be generated using mkpatches from
pkgtools/pkgdiff to ensure correctness and reduced diff noise on

Jonathan Perkin  -  Joyent, Inc.  -

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