Subject: Re: ow to patch 1.3 sources to 1.3.1?
To: Zach Fine <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 05/10/1998 16:05:52
I'd expect NetBSD 1.3.2 to come with a complete source
distribution, rather than just the patchfile like 1.3.1.
In the meantime have added a README.source to that directory.
Thanks for reminding us :)
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On Sun, 10 May 1998, Zach Fine wrote:
> It looks like 'patch -p1 < netbsd-1.3-1.3.1.diff' worked.
> I think it'd be nice if someone would stick a README or INSTALL in the
> directory with the patch on the netbsd ftp site which spells out all
> the steps and says something like the following:
> gunzip netbsd-1.3-1.3.1.diff
> mv netbsd-1.3-1.3.1.diff /usr/src/
> cd /usr/src
> patch -p1 < netbsd-1.3-1.3.1.diff
> There are probably at least a few other people like me who didn't know
> exactly how to use this file. Seems odd to have no documentation.
> -Zach Fine