Compileproblems with fileutils-4.0

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Jan 11 08:41:14 PST 2001


On January 11, 2001 12:28 pm, root wrote:
> I tried to install the patch as described below, however it didnt work.
> This is all i get:
>
> missing header for unified diff at line 3 of patch
> can't find file to patch at input line 3
> Perhaps you used the wrong -p or --strip option?
> The text leading up to this was:
> --------------------------
>
> |--- dircolors.c        Sat Sep 19 12:09:23 1998
> |+++ dircolors-fixed.c  Thu Nov 23 12:25:30 2000
>

Are you inside the fileutils-4.0 directory when you run patch and how did you 
invoke patch?

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