[Python-Dev] devguide: Cover how to (un-)apply a patch.

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Tue Jan 18 01:19:50 CET 2011

    Antoine> On Mon, 17 Jan 2011 23:37:07 +0100
    Antoine> brett.cannon <python-checkins at python.org> wrote:
    >> +
    >> +To undo a patch, do::
    >> +
    >> +    patch -R -p0 < patch.diff
    >> +

    Antoine> Or, simply and more reliably, use the corresponding VCS
    Antoine> incantation ("svn revert -R ." or "hg revert -a").

I prefer Brett's solution.  It's one command instead of one command per VCS.
It works with other version control systems and provides me the opportunity
to save a copy I can restore later.


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