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

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Wed Jan 19 19:47:54 CET 2011

On Wed, 19 Jan 2011 19:20:01 +0100
Michael Foord <fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk> wrote:
> On 19/01/2011 19:10, skip at pobox.com wrote:
> >      Antoine>  Ok, thank you but... are you suggesting something or not?
> >
> > Yes.  Keep the vcs command recommendations simple.  At least mention idioms
> > which likely to apply across a wider range of version control systems.
> The revert works with svn, hg and bzr. Using patch is not going to work 
> on Windoze unless cygwin has been installed.

You don't need cygwin, just something much smaller with "GNU" in its
name: http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/packages/patch.htm

(yes, the suggestion is already in the dev guide)

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