Uploading a patch file fails with 'Unrecognised diff format' error

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Attempting to upload a patch file to Crucible for a review results in the following error on screen:

Error adding patch: Unrecognised diff format. Expected diff hunk descriptor but found: 


This is a known bug:

CRUC-6114 - Getting issue details... STATUS

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Remove similar entries from the patch file and attempt to upload it again:

Index: java/generic-file.xml
--- java/generic-file.xml	(revision 0)
+++ java/generic-file.xml	(working copy)

Property changes on: java/generic-file.xml
Added: svn:keywords
## -0,0 +1 ##
+Author Date Id Revision URL

Last modified on Aug 21, 2014

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