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Duncan Gauld writes:

> Information in the README file says that when patching, the -p0 option is
> used with patch (eg tar xvzf <patch>.tar.gz | patch -p0). However I have
> never got this to work as I always get something like "can't find file to
> patch at line 5". However, replacing -p0 with -p1 seems to work perfectly.
> Maybe the penguin doesn't like me, but still, whenever I've downloaded
> patches I had to say -p1, not -p0...
...
> -- README Sat May 5 09:51:36 2001
> +++ README Sat May 5 09:52:24 2001
> @@ -66,10 +66,10 @@
> install by patching, get all the newer patch files, enter the
> directory in which you unpacked the kernel source and execute:

This is ambiguous:
"the directory in which you unpacked the kernel source"

If I do "cd /usr/src" then "tar Ixf linux-2.4.4.tar.bz2",
then where did I unpack the kernel source? I think you could
argue for /usr/src or /usr/src/linux equally well.

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