Compileproblems with fileutils-4.0

John Nielsen asdf at vip.cybercity.dk
Thu Jan 11 09:24:25 PST 2001


It works like a charm now...

Since im new to LFS i just have to ask...
What the heck does the patch(es) do?

John

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gerard Beekmans" <gerard at linuxfromscratch.org>
To: <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Thursday, January 11, 2001 5:45 PM
Subject: Re: Compileproblems with fileutils-4.0


>
>
> > 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?
>
> Sorry the mistake is mine. The fileutils patch doesn't work with the
> generic patch command (patch -Np1 -i). I've uploaded a new patch, same
> filename that does work. Download the file again, use the same
> instructions:
>
> cd fileutils-4.0
> patch -Np1 -i /path/to/fileutils-4.0-glibc-2.2.patch
>
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