If git am wasn't run with --reject, we assume the end user
knows where to find the patch. This is normally true for
a single patch, but if the user is processing a mbox with
many patches, they may not have a single broken out patch
handy. So, provide a helpful hint as to where they can
find the patch to do the manual fixup before eventually
continuing with "git add ... ; git am -r".
Signed-off-by: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortma...@windriver.com>
diff --git a/git-am.sh b/git-am.sh
index f8b7a0c..32e6ac0 100755
@@ -854,7 +854,10 @@ did you forget to use 'git add'?"
if test $apply_status != 0
- eval_gettextln 'Patch failed at $msgnum $FIRSTLINE'
+ eval_gettextln "Patch failed at $msgnum $FIRSTLINE
+You can try running the following command:
+ patch -p1 --dry-run < $dotest/patch
+in order to possibly get more information on why it failed."
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