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bug #53318: Add support for --recount option like with git apply

Submitted by:  Archie Cobbs <archie172>
Submitted on:  Sat 10 Mar 2018 08:05:40 PM UTC  
 
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  None
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Sat 10 Mar 2018 08:05:40 PM UTC, original submission:  

The "git apply" command has a very handy flag "--recount" which allows you to apply a patch that has been edited by hand without having to tediously recalculate the line number counts.

This is a wonderful feature. Please add this to GNU's patch command.

FYI I suspected that this feature request may have been submitted before. However the GUI interface for this issue tracker is limited, and a search for "recount" did not turn up anything. Apologies in advance if this is a duplicate. If so, then "me too".

Archie Cobbs <archie172>

 

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