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Re: pkg/44713, brokennes of GNU patch

On Fri, Dec 09, 2011 at 04:33:53PM +0100, Hans Rosenfeld wrote:
 > > Hello. GNU patch fails to apply pkgsrc patches correctly (see
 > >  Another problem is that latest versions
 > > of GNU patch exit with error if files to be modified are read-only. This
 > > happens very often with pkgsrc distfiles.
 > > 
 > > In order to solve this problem I'd like to enable devel/nbpatch
 > > unconditionally during bootstrap on Linux and Solaris.
 > > Then close pkg/44713.
 > I do regular bulk builds on Solaris 10u9 and OpenIndiana. I don't
 > remember ever seeing any problem like this, using the gpatch provided by
 > the system.

It's Solaris, so it's probably a gnu patch from 1998 :-)

David A. Holland

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