Patch creation question
4711 at chello.at
Tue Aug 24 15:34:03 PDT 2004
On Tuesday 24 August 2004 23:54, Galen Yalch wrote:
> I am trying to apply the autocreate INBOX patch to the cyrus imap port and
> can't figure out how to create the patch file. I ahve downloaded the .diff
> file but I can't find out how to create a patch file from this. Any help
> would be great. Thanks.
Normally the .diff file _is_ the patch file. Try "man 1 patch" and
"man 1 diff".
If you want to patch a ported application via the ports system a good starting
point is the Porter's Handbook:
Christian Hiris <4711 at chello.at> | OpenPGP KeyID 0x941B6B0B
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