How to create a patch

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twinsen
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How to create a patch

Post by twinsen »

Here is a quick tutorial on how to create a .patch file for sharing contributions.

Install subversion.
Create a directory to store code.
Open cmd and change to the directory.
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svn co https://explorerplus.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/explorerplus explorerplus
Make the changes.
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svn diff > mypatch.patch
Zip and attach the file.

Reference:
http://ariejan.net/2007/07/03/how-to-cr ... ubversion/

ajs
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Re: How to create a patch

Post by ajs »

updated previously incorrected post
If you install also TortoiseSVN, you can right-click the folder which contains the code, choose "create patch".
Even quicker!

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