Patch creation question

Christian Hiris 4711 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:


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