Subject: Re: lynx build asking for file to patch
To: None <>
From: Mark E. Perkins <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/15/2004 19:44:58
On 5/15/04 6:49 PM, I wrote:

> Hmmm... patch-aa applies no problem, but patch-a[ef] choke. But before 
> we try to solve the wrong problem, I just had a closer look at the error 
> I'm getting. It seems that the patches that are causing a problem are 
> the distribution patches:
> ===> Patching for lynx-
> ===> Applying distribution patches for lynx-
> The text leading up to this was:
> --------------------------


> |Index: CHANGES
> |--- 2.8.5rel.1/CHANGES Wed Feb  4 04:07:09 2004
> |+++ 2.8.5rel.2/CHANGES Thu Apr 22 16:08:10 2004
> --------------------------
> File to patch:

It looks as though the distribution patches need patching... Responding to 
each 'File to patch:' with the file name sans '2.8.5rel.2/' gets things 
running smoothly (including application of the pkgsrc patches.

FWIW, this is on MacOSX 10.2.8. I'm updating pkgsrc on a 1.6 NetBSD/mac68k 
system to see if the problem is more general and will send-pr what I find.