Where is patch?

Lennart Borgman lennart.borgman.073@student.lu.se
Wed Dec 14 19:36:00 GMT 2005

Corinna Vinschen wrote:

>On Dec 14 19:30, Lennart Borgman wrote:
>>I am having trouble with patch. My Cygwin patch (and my GnuWin32 patch) 
>>says it is version 2.5.9. But where is the sources for this? I looked at 
>>ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/patch and they only have version 2.5.4. How can 
>>that be?
>Cygwin patch is 2.5.8.  The version is taken from some Linux distro, I
>don't remember which one.  The sources are where the binaries are, use
>setup.exe to pull them on your machine.  As for the upstream sources, I
>have no idea.  The bug report list is bug-gnu-utils AT gnu DOT org.
Thanks for the information. It sounds a bit strange that the sources 
does not come from gnu.org however. Something seems to be wrong here. I 
have made a bcc of this message to bug-gnu-utils. I think the newest 
sources should be available at gnu.org and its mirrors.

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