Where is patch?

Dave Korn dave.korn@artimi.com
Wed Dec 14 20:10:00 GMT 2005

Christopher Faylor wrote:
> 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
> fine.

  And I imagine both of you have testcases available to prove your respective
claims..... ?  

  ;)  Oh look, a hippo!

Can't think of a witty .sigline today....

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