Solaris Package Archive -- GNU patch 2.5

Solaris Package Archive

GNU patch 2.5

Mark <mark@ibiblio.org>


What is it
GNU patch reads a source (patch) file containing any of the three forms of difference (diff) listings produced by the diff(1) command (normal, context or in the style of ed(1)) and apply those differences to a file. By default, patch reads from the standard input.

patch attempts to determine the type of the diff listing, unless overruled by a -c, -e or -n option.

If the patch file contains more than one patch, patch will attempt to apply each of them as if they came from separate patch files. (In this case the name of the patch file must be determinable for each diff listing.)

Email To
Send bug reports to bug-gnu-utils@prep.ai.mit.edu, lwall@netlabs.com

Solaris Issues
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Source Code
You can ftp the source code from ftp://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/patch-2.5.tar.gz

Special Issues
See the main packages README for installation information.