Last night I submitted my first patch (woohoo!). I made a change to both a PM file and a test file, so I used diff to generate a patch for the entire directory: diff -urd oldDir newDir
When I tried to apply the patch to the code before I submitted it, however, I was having trouble figuring out the correct patch command. Patch would tell me that it couldn't find the right file to patch, or would just crash (apparently the MinGW version isn't very stable). Can anyone give me a pointer on submitting patches for whole distributions? Is it normal, rather, to make a patch file for each changed file and submit all of them? If so, what is the quickest way to create and test a patch for several files?