[LLVMdev] mkpatch

Chris Lattner clattner at apple.com
Fri Jan 15 13:30:52 PST 2010

On Jan 15, 2010, at 1:20 PM, Garrison Venn wrote:

> The document: http://llvm.org/docs/DeveloperPolicy.html refers to  
> using utils/mkpatch.
> However when using mkpatch it complains about directories no longer  
> under version
> control. Specifically directories lib/Debugger and win32 in  
> mkpatch's source line:
> svn diff -x -u  >> "$NAME".patch.raw 2>&1 \
>  autoconf docs utils include lib/System lib/Support lib/VMCore lib/ 
> AsmParser \
>  lib/Bitcode lib/Analysis lib/Transforms lib/CodeGen lib/Target \
>  lib/ExecutionEngine lib/Debugger lib/Linker \
>  tools test unittests runtime projects examples win32 Xcode
> are two of the culprits. Is mkpatch no longer used? Removing these  
> entries seems
> to fix the issue except I do not know what else is now required if  
> mkpatch is out of
> date and therefore no longer in use. I noticed like most diffs, new  
> directories and
> new files are not covered. Is there doc on how to submit such  
> additions to the list
> for review?
> Garrison
> PS: I can submit a patch for mkpatch with the above references  
> deleted if desired.

I think that removing mkpatch and the references make sense, svn diff  
is enough.


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