GNU bug report logs - #8009
23.2.91; Ediff will not create new files

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Package: emacs; Reported by: Reuben Thomas <rrt@HIDDEN>; dated Wed, 9 Feb 2011 22:24:01 UTC; Maintainer for emacs is bug-gnu-emacs@HIDDEN.

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From: Reuben Thomas <rrt@HIDDEN>
To: bug-gnu-emacs@HIDDEN
Subject: 23.2.91; Ediff will not create new files
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When I give ediff the following patch file:

---cut here---
diff -Nur '--exclude=3D*.patch' '--exclude=3D*.[158]' '--exclude=3Dconfigur=
e' '--exclude=3D.git' at/.gitignore at-rrt/.gitignore
--- at/.gitignore	1970-01-01 01:00:00.000000000 +0100
+++ at-rrt/.gitignore	2011-02-08 23:24:11.000000000 +0000
@@ -0,0 +1,16 @@
+/Makefile
+/at
+/*.1
+/*.5
+/*.8
+/*.o
+/atd
+/atq
+/atrm
+/atrun
+/batch
+/config.h
+/config.log
+/config.status
+/lex.yy.c
+/y.tab.*

---cut here---

ediff says:

Ediff has inferred that
	/home/rrt/repo/at/.gitignore
is assumed to be the target for this patch.  However, this file does not ex=
ist.

ediff is quite correct about the target for the patch, but of
course it doesn=E2=80=99t exist, it=E2=80=99s a file that is created by the=
 patch.

However, I can=E2=80=99t see how to make ediff create the file. It seems to
require me to give it an existing file to patch.



In GNU Emacs 23.2.91.4 (i686-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 2.22.0)
 of 2011-01-13 on canta
Windowing system distributor `The X.Org Foundation', version 11.0.10900000
Important settings:
  value of $LC_ALL: nil
  value of $LC_COLLATE: nil
  value of $LC_CTYPE: nil
  value of $LC_MESSAGES: nil
  value of $LC_MONETARY: nil
  value of $LC_NUMERIC: nil
  value of $LC_TIME: nil
  value of $LANG: en_GB.UTF-8
  value of $XMODIFIERS: nil
  locale-coding-system: utf-8-unix
  default enable-multibyte-characters: t

Major mode: Fundamental

Minor modes in effect:
  shell-dirtrack-mode: t
  diff-auto-refine-mode: t
  recentf-mode: t
  show-paren-mode: t
  savehist-mode: t
  minibuffer-electric-default-mode: t
  iswitchb-mode: t
  icomplete-mode: t
  global-whitespace-mode: t
  global-auto-revert-mode: t
  desktop-save-mode: t
  yas/global-mode: t
  mouse-wheel-mode: t
  file-name-shadow-mode: t
  global-font-lock-mode: t
  blink-cursor-mode: t
  auto-encryption-mode: t
  auto-compression-mode: t
  column-number-mode: t
  line-number-mode: t
  transient-mark-mode: t

Recent input:
C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p=20
C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p=20
C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p=20
C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p=20
C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p=20
C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p=20
C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p=20
C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p=20
C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p=20
C-p <switch-frame> <switch-frame> <switch-frame> <switch-frame>=20
C-s C-s C-s C-a C-n C-n C-n C-n C-n C-n C-n C-n C-n=20
C-n C-n C-n C-n C-n C-n C-n C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p=20
C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-p C-n C-x 5 0=20
C-x k <return> C-x o C-x k <return> y e s <return>=20
C-x 1 C-x k C-g M-x <up> <up> <return> y 0 0 0 1 <return>=20
C-k <return> C-] C-] C-] C-] M-x r e p o r t - e m=20
a c s - b u g <return> C-] C-] C-] C-] C-] C-] C-]=20
C-] C-] C-] C-] C-] C-] M-x e d i f f - p a t c h -=20
f i l e <return> y C-g M-x <up> <return> n <M-backspace>=20
a t . <tab> <return> C-k a t / <return> C-g C-g C-g=20
C-g C-x o C-SPC C-n C-n C-n C-n C-n C-n C-n C-p C-p=20
C-w C-_ C-y M-x r e p o r t - b <backspace> e m a c=20
s - b u g <return>

Recent messages:
Quit
call-interactively: No recursive edit is in progress [12 times]
Is the patch already in a buffer? (y or n)=20
Quit
Is the patch already in a buffer? (y or n)=20
Quit [4 times]
Reverting buffer `at.patch'.
Mark activated
undo-start: No undo information in this buffer
Mark set

Load-path shadows:
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.2.91/site-lisp/auto-complete/popup
/home/rrt/local/share/emacs/site-lisp/fuzzy hides /usr/local/share/emacs/23=
.2.91/site-lisp/auto-complete/fuzzy
/home/rrt/.emacs.d/elpa/css-mode-1.0/css-mode hides /usr/local/share/emacs/=
23.2.91/site-lisp/css-mode/css-mode
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23.2.91/site-lisp/dictionary-el/link
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emacs/23.2.91/site-lisp/dictionary-el/connection
/home/rrt/.emacs.d/elpa/dictionary-1.8.7/dictionary-init hides /usr/local/s=
hare/emacs/23.2.91/site-lisp/dictionary-el/dictionary-init
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emacs/23.2.91/site-lisp/dictionary-el/dictionary
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site-lisp/auctex/tex
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emacs/site-lisp/auctex/tex-fptex
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macs/site-lisp/auctex/tex-font
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macs/site-lisp/auctex/tex-fold
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emacs/site-lisp/auctex/tex-style

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mml-sec password-cache mm-decode mm-bodies mm-encode mailcap mail-parse
rfc2231 rfc2047 rfc2045 qp ietf-drums mailabbrev nnheader gnus-util
netrc time-date mm-util mail-prsvr gmm-utils mailheader canlock hashcash
mail-utils emacsbug ediff-ptch ediff-merg ediff-diff ediff-wind
ediff-help ediff-util ediff-mult ediff-init ediff tabify man remember
make-mode ansi-color shell vc-bzr sha1 hex-util vc-sccs vc-svn vc-cvs
vc-rcs vc-dir ewoc dired log-edit pcvs-util add-log diff-git diff-mode
vc vc-dispatcher descr-text help-mode view arc-mode archive-mode
dictionary link connection multi-isearch longlines vc-git info jka-compr
face-remap filladapt flyspell completing-help recentf tree-widget
wid-edit uniquify paren savehist minibuf-eldef iswitchb icomplete
whitespace autorevert time cus-start cus-load desktop server php-mode
etags cc-langs cc-mode cc-fonts cc-menus cc-cmds cc-styles cc-align
cc-engine cc-vars cc-defs speedbar sb-image ezimage dframe lua-mode
regexp-opt comint ring ropemacs pymacs smart-quotes ffap ispell
etags-update auto-dictionary-autoloads css-mode-autoloads
dictionary-autoloads diff-git-autoloads dired-isearch-autoloads
full-ack-autoloads guess-style-autoloads js2-mode-autoloads
kill-ring-search-autoloads lambdacalc-autoloads magit-autoloads
mv-shell-autoloads ruby-mode-autoloads tumble-autoloads
http-post-simple-autoloads package reporter advice advice-preload
yasnippet help-fns derived edmacro kmacro easymenu assoc cl cl-19
muse-autoloads emacs-goodies-el emacs-goodies-custom
emacs-goodies-loaddefs easy-mmode bbdb-autoloads preview-latex tex-site
auto-loads tooltip ediff-hook vc-hooks lisp-float-type mwheel x-win
x-dnd font-setting tool-bar dnd fontset image fringe lisp-mode register
page menu-bar rfn-eshadow timer select scroll-bar mldrag mouse jit-lock
font-lock syntax facemenu font-core frame cham georgian utf-8-lang
misc-lang vietnamese tibetan thai tai-viet lao korean japanese hebrew
greek romanian slovak czech european ethiopic indian cyrillic chinese
case-table epa-hook jka-cmpr-hook help simple abbrev loaddefs button
minibuffer faces cus-face files text-properties overlay md5 base64
format env code-pages mule custom widget hashtable-print-readable
backquote make-network-process dbusbind system-font-setting
font-render-setting gtk x-toolkit x multi-tty emacs)

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http://rrt.sc3d.org/




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