patch -Np1 -i ../gzip-1.2.4a.patch.gz

Ruediger Schablowsky ruediger at
Tue Jun 6 02:11:11 PDT 2000


in LFS 2.3.4. chapter 5 about gzip are the lines:

> Install this patch by running the following command:
> root:gzip-1.2.4a#  patch -Np1 -i ../gzip-1.2.4a.patch.gz

If I do so, I get the answer from patch:

> patch unexpectedly ends in middle of line
> patch: **** Only garbage was found in the patch input.    

I head to unzip the archive first - in my system
patch 2.5.3 is installed.

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