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Old 01-16-2004, 10:40 AM   #1
dtee
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How to make text file into patch?


I have found text on a web page for a patch fixing bugs in an application. Being new to Linux, I have no idea what to do with the text. Aren't patches usually tarballs? I've done some Google searches, but most of the hits deal with installing a patch, not how to utilize text for the purpose of patching.

Where do I start?
 
Old 01-16-2004, 11:16 AM   #2
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Just copy the text into new file, save and then use the command patch I would assume to patch it to whatever, etc.
 
Old 01-17-2004, 11:30 AM   #3
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thanks

Thanks, this worked perfectly.
 
  


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