Silly Patch Question

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Wed Nov 8 07:50:00 GMT 2000


On Wed, Nov 08, 2000 at 08:59:27AM -0500, Jason Tishler wrote:
>I was unsuccessful applying a patch generated by cvs diff at home to my
>Cygwin CVS repository at work.  My problem was due to fact that some files
>were in cygwin and some in utils.  I ended up breaking the patch into
>two files and applying them to the cygwin and utils directories as
>appropriate.
>
>How do people apply such a patch?  There has to be a more automated way of
>doing it that I'm missing.

POSIXLY_CORRECT=1 patch -pblah < blahblah

cgf


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