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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] ktimers subsystem
On Sun, 25 Sep 2005, Sid Boyce wrote:

> OT, but something that's been bugging me for quite a while.
> I cut and paste the patch from the email to a file ktimers.patch.
> "# patch -l -p1 <ktimer.patch" and it returns ---
> (Patch is indented 1 space.)
> patching file fs/exec.c
> patch: **** malformed patch at line 16: }
>
> If I prepend 2 tabs to the line, it complains about line 17, I do the same to
> line 17 and on it moves to the next. from the manpage it reads like the "-l"
> should take care of the tabs so it only compares the text.
> Can anyone suggest how to apply the patch? Googling didn't help.

Save the entire email as a text file and apply it. Cut and paste usually
introduces white space damage.

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