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Re: Where is patch?
"Lennart Borgman" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
Corinna Vinschen wrote:Well, path 2.5.9 is available from an official gnu server, but is in a very
On Dec 14 19:30, Lennart Borgman wrote:Thanks for the information. It sounds a bit strange that the sources does
not come from gnu.org however. Something seems to be wrong here. I have
made a bcc of this message to bug-gnu-utils. I think the newest sources
should be available at gnu.org and its mirrors.
I am having trouble with patch. My Cygwin patch (and my GnuWin32 patch)
says it is version 2.5.9. But where is the sources for this? I looked at
ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/patch and they only have version 2.5.4. How can
Cygwin patch is 2.5.8. The version is taken from some Linux distro, I
don't remember which one. The sources are where the binaries are, use
setup.exe to pull them on your machine. As for the upstream sources, I
have no idea. The bug report list is bug-gnu-utils AT gnu DOT org.
diffutils? in the main archive it is in its own directory!
Also from what i can tell:
Nothing from ftp://alpha.gnu.org is or has ever been offical.
It houses development snapshots.
Note that the above may be incorect, but it is the best I am able to figure
Actually considering that the changelog of 2.5.9 indicates that it is an
actual release, it seems likely that it was never moved over to the main
site only because it was in the wrong directory.
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