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Re: pkg/44713, brokennes of GNU patch
On Sat, 10 Dec 2011, Steven Drake wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Dec 2011, Aleksey Cheusov 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.
> > Objections? The patch is in attachment.
> Yes, I the short term patches should be regened to work, and a note could
> be put in the documentation that this is a known problem and that setting
> "TOOL_PLATFORM.patch= #empty" in mk.conf is a work around.
I've just finished regenerating the diffs for all the package with patches
that GNU diff couldn't handle.
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