Solaris Package Archive -- GNU patch 2.5
Solaris Package Archive
GNU patch 2.5
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.)
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