[Python-Dev] I would like an svn account

Dirkjan Ochtman dirkjan at ochtman.nl
Sat Jan 3 18:48:24 CET 2009

On 03/01/2009 17:54, Ulrich Eckhardt wrote:
> 1. I think that a patch can not e.g. capture a moved, renamed or deleted file.
> Further, it can not handle e.g. things like the executable bit or similar
> things that SVN otherwise does manage. That is what makes a patch only
> partially suitable.

Actually, git and Mercurial support the git extensions to the diff 
format, which support those things (mode changes, moves, copies, etc.)

So if you're willing to sacrifice patch(1) compatibility, there are 



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