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Old 11-10-2003, 05:24 PM   #1
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installing a .patch file

I have a filename.patch file that I need to install. How do you install .patch files?
Old 11-10-2003, 05:30 PM   #2
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What are you trying to patch?
usually you extract a tarball or however the sourcecode
came. Have the patch in the same directory and issue a

patch -p0 < filename.patch


man patch

for more detail


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