[rtems-docs commit] eng: Remove "Generating a Tools Patch"

Sebastian Huber sebh at rtems.org
Wed Nov 11 06:44:38 UTC 2020

Module:    rtems-docs
Branch:    master
Commit:    3c896b996c2a7fea6176094266c822e4acf76ee5
Changeset: http://git.rtems.org/rtems-docs/commit/?id=3c896b996c2a7fea6176094266c822e4acf76ee5

Author:    Sebastian Huber <sebastian.huber at embedded-brains.de>
Date:      Thu Nov  5 16:27:23 2020 +0100

eng: Remove "Generating a Tools Patch"

This section is probably some left over stuff from CVS times.  The topic
is already covered by the "Software Development (Git Users)" section.


 eng/coding-gen-patch.rst | 35 -----------------------------------
 eng/coding.rst           |  1 -
 2 files changed, 36 deletions(-)

diff --git a/eng/coding-gen-patch.rst b/eng/coding-gen-patch.rst
deleted file mode 100644
index 1781d89..0000000
--- a/eng/coding-gen-patch.rst
+++ /dev/null
@@ -1,35 +0,0 @@
-.. SPDX-License-Identifier: CC-BY-SA-4.0
-.. Copyright (C) 2018.
-.. COMMENT: RTEMS Foundation, The RTEMS Documentation Project
-Generating a Tools Patch
-.. COMMENT:TBD - Convert the following to Rest and insert into this file
-.. COMMENT:TBD - https://devel.rtems.org/wiki/Developer/Coding/GenerateAPatch
-The RTEMS patches to the development tools are generated using a command like this
-.. code block:: shell
-  diff -N -P -r -c TOOL-original-image TOOL-with-changes >PATCHFILE
-where the options are:
-* -N and -P take care of adding and removing files (be careful not to
-include junk files like file.mybackup)
-* -r tells diff to recurse through subdirectories
-* -c is a context diff (easy to read for humans)
-* -u is a unified diff (easy for patch to apply)
-Please look at the generated PATCHFILE and make sure it does not contain
-anything you did not intend to send to the maintainers. It is easy to
-accidentally leave a backup file in the modified source tree or have a
-spurious change that should not be in the PATCHFILE.
-If you end up with the entire contents of a file in the patch and can't
-figure out why, you may have different CR/LF scheme in the two source
-files. The GNU open-source packages usually have UNIX style CR/LF. If
-you edit on a Windows platform, the line terminators may have been
-transformed by the editor into Windows style.
diff --git a/eng/coding.rst b/eng/coding.rst
index decadea..6cba22a 100644
--- a/eng/coding.rst
+++ b/eng/coding.rst
@@ -16,5 +16,4 @@ TBD  - Write introduction, re-order, identify missing content
-    coding-gen-patch

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