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Re: [jgit-dev] jgit binary patches

Hi Marek,

To be on the safe side, I would not look at the CGit code before
writing the JGit implementation. This way it's unlikely your code will
be similar to the original, therefore declared as derived. Having said
that, I would still use CGit output to verify correctness of your


On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 17:23, Marek Chodorowski
<marek.chodorowski@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello,
> currently, when creating a patch with binary file, the patch contains only
> "Binary files differ" line
> ( I was looking for
> Git documentation to find out how it is implemented there. All I found is
> user manual how to use Git from end user perspective. Do you know maybe if
> such documentation exists? or if I am allowed to use Git source code to
> check how particular functionality is implemented, for example which
> character set is used in base85 encoding?
> The problem is that Git is an Open Source project covered by the GNU General
> Public License and I am not sure if I am allowed to use/rewrite/look into
> Git code to implement new functionality in JGit which is EDL licensed.
> Best Regards,
> Marek Chodorowski
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