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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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