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Old 10-23-2005, 06:48 PM   #1
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How to use patch file


Hi, I'm trying to get my ipw2200 wireless working with the driver here. There was an error during make, so I discovered a patch (on that same page) that is supposed to fix it. My question is, how to I use a patch? It's simply a text file, it looks like a script of some kind although apparently not for stand-alone execution (I tried this...). So what do I do with it?
 
Old 10-23-2005, 07:03 PM   #2
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The usual is ' patch -p0 < name_of_patch '
Depending on the patch it may use -p1 or -p2

Hope this helps.
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Old 10-23-2005, 07:08 PM   #3
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Maybe this will help http://www.mkssoftware.com/docs/man1/patch.1.asp
 
  


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