Subject: Re: patch broken in -current?
To: Michael Graff <>
From: Arto Huusko <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/09/2004 08:23:00
On Wed, 8 Dec 2004, Michael Graff wrote:

> After recompiling with the latest binutils, patch(1) no longer works.  There
> seems to be a bug in the argument parsing, in that
>  patch -F0
> fails.  HOWEVER, putting a print statement in the case 'F' loop shows it
> indeed is parsed properly.

Some recent changes broke it, but the new binutils is not to blame.
There are at least three PRs open on patch, each providing some kind
of patch that works around the problem (maybe they have not been
applied because patch(1) is broken? :)