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Failed to apply patch with multiple file changes with yarn

See original GitHub issue

With yarn v1.10.1 and postinstall-postinstall

Error Message


  This error was caused because Git cannot apply the following patch file:

  This is usually caused by inconsistent whitespace in the patch file.


  This error was caused because patch-package cannot apply the following patch file:


--- a/node_modules/react-native-firebase/dist/index.d.ts
+++ b/node_modules/react-native-firebase/dist/index.d.ts
@@ -1179,6 +1179,8 @@ declare module 'react-native-firebase' {
         getToken(): Promise<string>;

+        getAPNSToken(): Promise<string>;
         deleteToken(authorizedEntity?: string, scope?: string): Promise<void>;

--- a/node_modules/react-native-firebase/dist/modules/messaging/index.js
+++ b/node_modules/react-native-firebase/dist/modules/messaging/index.js
@@ -46,6 +46,10 @@ export default class Messaging extends ModuleBase {
     return getNativeModule(this).getToken();

+  getAPNSToken() {
+    return getNativeModule(this).getAPNSToken();
+  }
   deleteToken(authorizedEntity, scope) {
     return, scope);
--- a/node_modules/react-native-firebase/ios/RNFirebase/messaging/RNFirebaseMessaging.m
+++ b/node_modules/react-native-firebase/ios/RNFirebase/messaging/RNFirebaseMessaging.m
@@ -126,6 +126,20 @@ RCT_EXPORT_METHOD(getToken:(RCTPromiseResolveBlock)resolve rejecter:(RCTPromiseR

+RCT_EXPORT_METHOD(getAPNSToken:(RCTPromiseResolveBlock)resolve rejecter:(RCTPromiseRejectBlock)reject) {
+    NSData *apnsToken = [FIRMessaging messaging].APNSToken;
+    if (apnsToken) {
+        const char *data = [apnsToken bytes];
+        NSMutableString *token = [NSMutableString string];
+        for (NSInteger i = 0; i < apnsToken.length; i++) {
+            [token appendFormat:@"%02.2hhX", data[i]];
+        }
+        resolve([token copy]);
+    } else {
+        reject(@"messaging/fcm-token-error", @"Failed to retrieve APNS token.", nil);
+    }
 RCT_EXPORT_METHOD(requestPermission:(RCTPromiseResolveBlock)resolve rejecter:(RCTPromiseRejectBlock)reject) {
     if (RCTRunningInAppExtension()) {
         reject(@"messaging/request-permission-unavailable", @"requestPermission is not supported in App Extensions", nil);

Issue Analytics

  • State:closed
  • Created 5 years ago
  • Reactions:4
  • Comments:7 (2 by maintainers)

github_iconTop GitHub Comments

ds300commented, Jan 21, 2019

I’m closing this to tidy up. Have completely refactored the patch application code and tested it in different envs. Seems to work well. If you still have trouble feel free to open another issue.

6.0 will be leaving beta very very shortly!

LoicMahieucommented, Nov 28, 2018

My bad, I was running with patch-package@5. I tried with v6 and it works. The initial patch was huge, package’s node_modules was included in the patch. I ended to this:

$ yarn patch-package gatsby --include="^(dist|cache-dir)\/.*" --exclude="\.map$"
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