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bug #30068: $ does not seem to work properly in ed-styled patch

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Submitted on:  Mon 07 Jun 2010 02:10:46 PM UTC  
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Fri 17 Sep 2010 12:05:33 PM UTC, comment #1:

Indeed, patch only understands absolute line numbers in ed scripts.

How serious a problem is this for you?

Andreas Gruenbacher <agruen>
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Mon 07 Jun 2010 02:10:46 PM UTC, original submission:

This works:
--- a/foo
+++ b/foo

but this does not work:
--- a/foo
+++ b/foo

patch returns:
patch: **** Only garbage was found in the patch input.

patch 2.5.9 was used



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