From: Sreepathi Prasanna
Sent: Saturday, August 02, 2014 8:14 PM
Subject: [git-users] Question about git diff
I'm new to Git source control. I generated a patch using git diff > patch
command, on one of the projects and submitted it to open source for review.
The automated tool which grabs the patches and runs the basic test cases
against the patch, complained. I don't understand what i'm doing wrong here.
-1 Patch failed to apply to head of branch
Try using 'git format-patch' and the 'git send-email' if it's to be emailed.
The regular 'diff' isn't the same as a git-diff, and for patches to apply there
are a few extra parameters that are needed to make it work (but I use the above
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