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bug #25860: Patch --dry-run fails when a patch modifies files more than once

Submitted by:  Andreas Gruenbacher <agruen>
Submitted on:  Sat Mar 14 14:07:41 2009  
Category: NoneSeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: NoneStatus: Postponed
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Sat Mar 14 14:07:41 2009, original submission:

When a patch modifies the same file more than once and the changes conflict, patch --dry-run will fail even for patches
which would apply without --dry-run.

Andreas Gruenbacher <agruen>
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