Where is patch?
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
>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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