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Old 06-30-2003, 11:35 PM   #1
ironz
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Question Bzip2 ?


I have downloaded a kernel patch

(i'm so feeling n00b today)

the file is a bzip2 type

How i can install that patch?

filename: patch-2.4.21.bz2
 
Old 06-30-2003, 11:44 PM   #2
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Well first you have to bunzip2 it:
bunzip2 filename.bz2
Then apply the patch:
patch -Np1 patchname

Normally you are in the directory of the files/app to be patched, so if this is a kernel:
cd /usr/src/linux
patch -Np1 /path/to/patch/file/patch



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