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

Oleg Broytman phd at phdru.name
Tue Jan 18 10:31:51 CET 2011


On Mon, Jan 17, 2011 at 06:19:50PM -0600, skip at pobox.com wrote:
>     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.

   "hg revert" saves files before reverting as *.orig.

Oleg.
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