Subject: Re: diff and patch (was: CVS commit: pkgsrc/sysutils/coreutils)
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: grant beattie <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/23/2003 19:33:28
On Sat, Nov 22, 2003 at 05:35:53PM -0800, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:

> > Log Message:
> > Recreate patch because Mac OS X's patch refuses to apply it.
> I have had problems like this about ten times in the past year or so.
> Are there any diff (or patch) switches that we should use to make sure
> that it works better over different versions of patch (or diff)?

use pkgdiff from pkgtools/pkgdiff.

I don't know why anyone would create patches using anything else, this
is the documented, working tool to do it.