Subject: The well known patch problem (was: pkg/7929: a2ps patch fails)
To: None <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/06/1999 22:28:20
In article <>, writes:
>  The patches are apparently out of sync with the sources.

Indeed, but only in your local copy of the package sources. Possible
reasons for this problem are:

- You sup without the "-d" or "delete" option.
- You download "pkgsrc.tar.gz" and did not remove the package source tree
  before extracting the new one.


Matthias Scheler