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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
> > http://gnats.netbsd.org/44713). 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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