[Python-Dev] Re: raw headers in rfc822.Message
Tue, 10 Sep 2002 10:18:38 -0400
Zack Weinberg writes:
> You've generated this patch backward, and in a format which makes it
> useless to us. Please regenerate it with diff -c or diff -u (either
> is acceptable) and put the newer file _second_ on the command line:
> diff -u OLD_FILE NEW_FILE.
It wasn't all that long ago that I submitted my first patch (of
documentation, not code) to SourceForge. It took me > 20 minutes of
careful web searching to figure out the desired way of submitting files
and the correct way to generate that. And I still wasn't 100% sure I was
generating the diff in the correct direction.
Couldn't Zack's comment be added to the directions found at
so that anyone submitting a patch would see how to do it.
(But of course that wouldn't have helped THIS person, who didn't use
sourceforge... :-( )
-- Michael Chermside