[PATCH] mdiff: Add TAB after file names in header to make gnu patch handle filenames with spaces

Alexis S. L. Carvalho alexis at cecm.usp.br
Tue Mar 20 20:39:50 CDT 2007

Thus spake Andrei Vermel:
> This patch allows mq and transplant to work with paths and filenames
> containing spaces. Tab after filenames allows gnu patch to read them
> properly.

Hmm...  I see the problem, but I don't think this is the right solution:

- regular diff already adds a tab before the date
- a --git diff shouldn't have this trailing tab
- a --nodates diff could have the trailing tab (even though it'd be a
  bit weird)

For --git patches we probably could mangle things a bit before sending
them to patch, but that part of the code is sort of waiting for the
merge of mpatch (cmason's patch implementation in python)...


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