3.0-pre4: ncurses-5.2.patch.bz2

Thomas 'Balu' Walter tw at itreff.de
Sun Jul 8 13:57:04 PDT 2001


+-Christian von Kietzell-(christian.von.kietzell at sdl.regiocom.net)-[08.07.01 22:32]:
> On Sun, Jul 08, 2001 at 11:00:35AM -0600, Jesse Tie Ten Quee wrote:
> > Yo,
> > 
> > Whom created this patch?
> 
> me ;)
> 
> > 
> > Because, it isn't a "good" patch in the sense that it will bork with
> > FAILED hunk's, etc... this should problably be fixed.
> > 
> 
> I know it will if you use patch the way you normally do. Add "-F 10" ...
> This was discussed on this list. Seems to be a problem in diff or
> patch. Usually one would create a patch using "diff -Naur orig.dir
> patched.dir > patch". However, the created patch can't be applied to
> the original ncurses-5.2 sources. Instead of "-u" I had to use "-U
> 10". Perhaps it would work without this option. Using patch without
> "-F 10", though, doesn't work. Don't know whose fault this is ;)

What about providing a patched version as complete tarball?

     Ba--lu
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