Where is patch?

René Berber r.berber@computer.org
Wed Dec 14 19:54:00 GMT 2005

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?

The latest GNU patch version compiles out of the box and it works better than
the one distributed with Cygwin.  By "works better" I mean that Cygwin's patch
sometimes fail when GNU patch works perfect.

René Berber

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