lkml.org 
[lkml]   [1998]   [Aug]   [12]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
SubjectRe: Patches vs complete tarballs....
Date
On Tue, 11 Aug 1998 22:19:36 -0400 (EDT), 
John Cochran <kernel@fiawol.org> wrote:
> 2. cd into said directory
> 3. patch -p2 < patch_file > results
>*most* of the files are patched correctly. However, I average about 2 to
>3 files per kernel version that fail. [snip]
>Now, I'm willing to admit that I might be doing something wrong.

cd top-level-linux-2.x-directory
zcat patch-2.x.y.gz | patch -p1 --quiet -E
Has worked for everything from 2.0.30 to 2.0.35 and 2.1.85 to 2.1.114.
So it is something you are doing wrong or possibly your version of
patch. Notice -p1, not -p2.


-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.rutgers.edu
Please read the FAQ at http://www.altern.org/andrebalsa/doc/lkml-faq.html

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:43    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans