In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> you wrote:
> > I wander what I should do with "cg-mkpatch" generated output;  I  had
> > the  impression that this should be usable with "cg-patch", but these
> > are incompatible with each other.
> They certainly aren't.

Is this a problem with the current implementation, or intentional?

> >     diff --git a/tools/ b/tools/
> >     old mode 100644
> >     new mode 100755
> >     ...
> > If I feed this into "cg-patch", I get:
> >     patch: **** Only garbage was found in the patch input.
> And did the changes apply? :-)

No, they did not. No file modes were changed.

> The message is surely confusing, but appeared to be rather corner-casy
> and after I imagined the required complexity of filtering this, I
> decided to spend my time on something more useful for the time being. :)

I don't think this is a corner case. I think it is  pretty  important
to be able to promote permissiong changes.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

Software Engineering:  Embedded and Realtime Systems,  Embedded Linux
Phone: (+49)-8142-66989-10 Fax: (+49)-8142-66989-80 Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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