Silly Patch Question

Christopher Faylor
Wed Nov 8 10:57:00 GMT 2000

On Wed, Nov 08, 2000 at 12:47:39PM -0500, Jason Tishler wrote:
>On Wed, Nov 08, 2000 at 10:50:34AM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 08, 2000 at 08:59:27AM -0500, Jason Tishler wrote:
>> >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
>Thanks.  When reading the patch man page, POSIXLY_CORRECT did not jump
>out at me.  I guess that I should have searched for "Index" too.

It didn't jump out at me, either.  I was editing the patch files with a
perl script for years before I noticed this.


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