[Samba] Applying a Patch.
trevor at systematic.co.za
Fri Aug 16 05:48:27 GMT 2002
Thanks for the pointers, all of them. The obvious sometimes slips me, I was
expecting docs/howto's, forgot the man pages!
Stussy said:"Knowledge is King!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Martin (Tino) Peikert" <tino at nolog.org>
To: <samba at samba.org>
Sent: Friday, August 16, 2002 3:12 PM
Subject: Re: [Samba] Applying a Patch.
> Trevor Fraser wrote:
> > Thank for the reply David.
> > What did you mean by 'source directory'? Is this /usr/src/ in RH 7.3?
> > the patches I copied are blahblah.txt, how would this change things.
> > Another thing, do I have to copy the file into the source directory
> > # patch -p1....?
> > Thanks, Trevor.
> I think the following is what David wrote, I do not know exactly:
> > most of the time, you would place yourself in the source dir and type
> > something like patch -p1 < patchfile-name
> > patchfile name being often something like blablabla.diff
> please learn to quote. The 'source directory' is the directory
> containing the sources of the package you try to compile. And the _name_
> of the patchfile, xxx.txt or xxx.diff, does not matter.
> man patch
> would be interesting, there is an explanation how patch works. Did you
> try that?
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