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Re: [PATCH] Make adding notes to patchlevel.h easier
[perl5.git] / patchlevel.h
index 65ad040..4fe0980 100644 (file)
        please place your applied patch line after its dependencies. This
        will help tracking of patch dependencies.
 
-       Please edit the hunk of diff which adds your patch to this list,
-       to remove context lines which would give patch problems.  For instance,
-       if the original context diff is
+       Please either use 'diff -u --context=0' if your diff supports
+       that or edit the hunk of the diff output which adds your patch
+       to this list, to remove context lines which would give patch
+       problems. For instance, if the original context diff is
+
           *** patchlevel.h.orig        <date here>
           --- patchlevel.h     <date here>
           *** 38,43 ***
@@ -94,8 +96,8 @@ while (<PLIN>) {
     $seen++ if /local_patches\[\]/;
     print PLOUT;
 }
-close PLOUT or warn "Couldn't close filehandle writing to patchlevel.new : $!";
-close PLIN or warn "Couldn't close filehandle reading from patchlevel.h : $!";
+close PLOUT or die "Couldn't close filehandle writing to patchlevel.new : $!";
+close PLIN or die "Couldn't close filehandle reading from patchlevel.h : $!";
 unlink "patchlevel.bak" or warn "Couldn't unlink patchlevel.bak : $!"
   if -e "patchlevel.bak";
 rename "patchlevel.h", "patchlevel.bak" or
@@ -104,17 +106,15 @@ rename "patchlevel.new", "patchlevel.h" or
   die "Couldn't rename patchlevel.new to patchlevel.h : $!";
 __END__
 
-Please keep empty lines below so patching of this file doesn't
-interfere with the following lines.
+Please keep empty lines below so that context diffs of this file do
+not ever collect the lines belonging to local_patches() into the same
+hunk.
 
  */
 
 
 
 
-
-
-
 #if !defined(PERL_PATCHLEVEL_H_IMPLICIT) && !defined(LOCAL_PATCH_COUNT)
 static char    *local_patches[] = {
        NULL
@@ -122,6 +122,8 @@ static      char    *local_patches[] = {
        ,NULL
 };
 
+
+
 /* Initial space prevents this variable from being inserted in config.sh  */
 #  define      LOCAL_PATCH_COUNT       \
        (sizeof(local_patches)/sizeof(local_patches[0])-2)