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-rw-r--r--apply.c7
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/apply.c b/apply.c
index 1f48ef9..20c41c5 100644
--- a/apply.c
+++ b/apply.c
@@ -630,8 +630,11 @@ static int parse_fragment(char *line, unsigned long size, struct patch *patch, s
if (patch->is_new != !oldlines)
return error("new file depends on old contents");
- if (patch->is_delete != !newlines)
- return error("deleted file still has contents");
+ if (patch->is_delete != !newlines) {
+ if (newlines)
+ return error("deleted file still has contents");
+ fprintf(stderr, "** warning: file %s becomes empty but is not deleted\n", patch->new_name);
+ }
/* Parse the thing.. */
line += len;