Where is patch?

Christopher Faylor cgf-no-personal-reply-please@cygwin.com
Wed Dec 14 20:09:00 GMT 2005

On Wed, Dec 14, 2005 at 01:48:57PM -0600, Ren? Berber wrote:
>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.

I've found that GNU patch doesn't work but cygwin's patch works just

So, no need to panic.


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