On Thu, 8 Sep 2005, Greg KH wrote: > > Or am I missing some option to 'git applymbox' that I can't seem to > find?
No. git-apply wants an exact bit-for-bit match. Partly because fuzz is hard, but mostly because I don't like it. I apply a _lot_ of patches, and if a unforgiving "git-apply" works for me, it should work for you too. One issue is that I want to apply patches that apply cleanly, and if the patch was generated against some older kernel version, then it should quite likely be _applied_ towards that older kernel version. Then you can use git to merge the two. Of course, I only do that occasionally, for bigger clashes. For smaller things, I just edit the patch by hand. And sometimes, I ask the sending side to re-generate the patch. Applying with a fuzz does the right thing most of the time. But "most" isn't good enough. I'd rather have a human look at anything that requires fuzz. Linus - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to [EMAIL PROTECTED] More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html