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Re: Is "Patch" broken?
At 05:20 PM 4/8/2004, you wrote:
>...is my usage broken?
>I haven't used Patch in a while, but I've been trying to patch
>DBD::Oracle1.15, and the seemingly innocuous patch is being totally
>dobrin@THEODOLITE:/c/temp/DBI/patched-DBDO1.15> patch -p0 -F 3 < pch.1
>patching file dbd-oracle/trunk/Oracle.xs
>Hunk #1 FAILED at 157.
>1 out of 1 hunk FAILED -- saving rejects to file
>I've looked over the patch, the offsets and patterns look fine. I even
>changed the files to all access and ran the patch thru d2u, but it still
>rejects all lines.
>I'd REALLY like to avoid cutting and pasting all the changes.... Does
>anyone have any suggestions ( I figure it's mightr be a control character
>thing, but I'd think patch usually deals well with that)
No, patch isn't broken. Check your patch file for a mismatch of line
endings (DOS vs UNIX or vice versa). That's the only things I can think
of off the top of my head without more specifics.
Larry Hall http://www.rfk.com
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