Re: patching...

Ethan (allanon@crystaltokyo.com)
Tue, 6 Apr 1999 03:26:15 -0700 (PDT)



On Mon, 5 Apr 1999, Coplan wrote:

> I have been having problems patching...what should I do in this case?  
> 
> I did a "patch -p1 < patchname"
> and I get a lot of errors.  For one, I often get an error when it needs to
> patch ./lib/parser.c, which doesn't really exist.  I tried to direct the
> patch program to ./lib/parse.c, but I"m assuming that isn't what I need,
> considering it didn't work.
> 
> What is the proper way to patch Afterstep?

Be sure you have patch v2.5 (available at ftp.gnu.org).  Most AS patches 
are compatible with the older versions of patch out there, but some are 
not.

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Ethan Fischer
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