[svlug] Patch & Diffs
marc_merlin at magic.metawire.com
Thu Sep 3 10:09:37 PDT 1998
On 3 Sep 1998 06:12:12 -0700, Michael K Vance <mkv102 at psu.edu> wrote:
>I try to be a good "customer", and download diff's to patch sources, so that
>I'm not tying up FTP sites. But I must say, I can't seem to get them to work.
>Yesterday, I downloaded the EGCS patch, the PGCC patch, and today the FreeCiv
>patch, and couldn't get any of them to work.
>Normally, I just execute:
>patch < diff-file
Use patch -p0 or -p1 depending on what directory you're in and what the
patch is relative to (-p1 is to patch in the same directory, and -p0 is to
patch from one level up, like you would patch the linux kernel).
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