patch not working on Windows 7 x64

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Jul 23 19:28:00 GMT 2012

On Jul 23 14:20, Robert Dailey wrote:
> I'm using Cygwin on Windows 7 x64 and when I run just 'patch', it
> hangs and never returns. If I do 'patch --help', help is printed just
> fine. I'm not sure why this is happening.
> Any help getting this working?

Getting *what* working?  If you just run patch without any options,
then hanging is exactly the right thing to do for patch, since it's
waiting for input.  Try `man patch' and read about the -i option.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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