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Re: patch unusable to apply patches to binary files
On Mon, Aug 18, 2003 at 06:00:41PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 18, 2003 at 12:52:09PM +0100, Max Bowsher wrote:
> > Because patch always reads its input in textmode, it cannot be used to apply
> > patches to binary files - e.g. gcc-core-3.3-3.3.1.diff, which updates binary
> > .gmo files.
> Bummer. I guess I have to patch patch once more. I'll recycle the
> --binary option again for this kind of situation as soon as I find some
> spare time to do that.
I've uploaded a 1.5.2 test version of a new patch, 2.5.8-7. It
reenables --binary for reading on Cygwin.
Please give it a try (*iff* you're using Cygwin 1.5.2).
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