A patch is a structured file that consists of a list of differences between one set of files and another. The Drupal community makes extensive use of patches to communicate code changes, additions, or deletions between developers.

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Drush make unable to determine mime type for js

On every .js library that needs to be downloaded, I keep getting errors like: https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jqueryui/1.8.18/jquery-ui.min.js. Unable to determine mime type for ...
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update panels 3.3 to 3.4 and patch

It is my first time that I want to patch a module. when I want to update the panels module with drush some message come up that says : PDOException: SQLSTATE[42S02]: Base table or view not found: ...
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How make patch in PHPStorm suitable for Drupal.org?

PHPStorm will create patch in this form: Index: core/modules/node/templates/node-edit-form.html.twig IDEA additional info: Subsystem: com.intellij.openapi.diff.impl.patch.CharsetEP <+>UTF-8 ...
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Place to put patched module under contrib or custom

I am using a contrib module which has a patch in queue to be reviewed, the patch solves my issue. Where should I keep the patched module, keep it inside contrib module or should I move it under custom ...
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How to make changes to the database schema?

I am trying to follow edits made in a php file to patch a module and the instructions just say "In your database schema add this", which I could do if I knew where to find the file. When I look up ...
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How to add summary to webform using webform preview patch?

I have been trying for long to find a way to add summary page to webform 7x-3.19. I used Webform bonus pack (it did not work) and this patch - https://drupal.org/files/webform_preview-435232_1.patch. ...
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How to patch module files with netbeans 7.4? [closed]

Trying to apply patch https://drupal.org/files/webform_preview-435232_1.patch to webform 7.x-3.19 via Netbeans tool - apply dif-patch. Downloaded this patch and put into drupal root directory. When ...
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File structure for custom modules in Drupal 7

I want to organize non-core (modules that are not bundled with core) modules in Drupal 7. This is my proposed structure: Contributed modules - downloaded modules that are untouched Custom modules - ...
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drush make fails to apply my patch level 1 from local gitweb, cache issues?

I have the makefile projects[l10n_update][version] = "1.0-beta3" projects[l10n_update][patch][1791100] = ...
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drush make fails on patch download

drush make unsuccessful, because download of patch fails - I have (apparently equal) boxes, on one my drush make fails, on the other it's fine. Unable to download ...
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Writing a patch on a sandbox/dev install using a git branch

I'm working with a Sandbox/Dev hosted VM with Drupal 7 and Commons 3. I want to write and perhaps contribute a patch. Having the site under local version control with git, I create a new branch write ...
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How do I update Drupal 7 Core with only security patches?

I have a old Drupal 7 installation and I would like to update my Drupal 7 to the latest release, but I know for a fact that some of my custom module will break on the latest update. All I want ...
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Patch a module loaded by a distribution

I am trying to make an installation profile that inherits the commerce kickstart distribution. In order to get this to work, I need to apply a bunch of patches through drush make. First I have to ...
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Commit doesn't show up in profile on Drupal site

I submitted my first, (and very small patch) here, by following the instructions here. It looks like the patch worked, but when I look at the Commits tab of my profile, I don't see any entries. When ...
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How do you contribute patches to Drupal core?

What is the proper process to contribute patches to Drupal core? Let's say I find a bug in Drupal core, fix it, and create a patch. How do I submit it? If the bug is in Drupal 7, do I have to also ...
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Overriding contributed module functionality

Every so often, I need to make a little hack to a contributed module to add a bit of needed functionality, usually something specific to the project that the module maintainers probably would not want ...
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Feeds: use custom field as unique field for mapping

I am using D7, Feeds, XPath Parser. For mapping, I need to use a custom field as the unique field. I am retreiving data from booking.com and the unique value their is the hotel id, so i need to save ...
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Why is my patch failing a test?

When a patch fails testing because it doesn't apply, and the error reads "Ensure the patch applies to the tip of the chosen code-base." what does this mean?
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Save patch changes after module upgrading

Am I need to apply patch after every module upgrading? I had a patch, I changed manually handler of views module but yesterday after upgrading Views module I lost all my changes. Is it possible to ...
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detect patches and custom code in core and contrib of an installation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Finding modified modules I've been given a 3 years old Drupal 6 installation. I'm afraid that the original developer has hacked the hell out of core and many contrib ...
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What am I doing wrong in applying patch?

HI im trying to us this patch http://qa.drupal.org/pifr/test/298933 Save the patch file to the root directory of feeds module sites/all/modules/feeds/ Then apply the patch by using git bash ...
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How to install a patch to drupal 7

I recently exprience one problem that requires a patch. I downloaded that file .patch, but have no idea how properly to install that to my hosted website. Thanks in Advance!
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How to manage version control for patched contrib modules?

I got some great feedback regarding patching contrib modules. Is there a good way to keep track of patches to contrib modules? For example, let's say I create a patch for a contrib module and submit ...
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What does test status postponed for a patch on d.o mean?

I've added a patch for the rules module. The patch detail page says the test status is postponed. What does that exactly mean? Is there anything I should do to get the patch tested?
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How do I apply a patch file? [closed]

I downloaded a patch file from mailhandler module and need to apply the changes in order to fix the problem of pop3 accounts not deleting emails after download (import). How do I install it?
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Cygwin Patch fails

I have failed to get my first patch to implement. I loaded cygwin, maneuver to the directory, and enter patch -p0 < ThePatchName.patch Cygwin returns bash: patch: command not found I searched ...
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What does testing a patch mean?

In drupal.org issues when someone creates a patch, in attachment table there is a column named Test result which has a value like FAILED: [[SimpleTest]]: [MySQL] 32,869 pass(es), 2 fail(s), and 0 ...
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Applying a patch doesn't work

I'm having trouble with applying a patch for a Drupal module. I thought it was as simple as using "git apply thepatch.patch," but when I do this in the main directory that holds the .git directory, I ...