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Re: patch update

Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:

> Hi all,
> contains the current sources of
> the DragonFly incarnation of patch. Based on the changes from OpenBSD,
> this provides a number of goodies:
> - better detection of re-applying patches
> - rejects stay as unified diffs for unified patches
> - no arbitrary line limits
> The code is well tested and the only relevant change in the last two
> years was a bugfix for the obscure edge case of applying a context-less
> unified or context diff to the beginning of a file. That case always
> reported fuzz, when it shouldn't have done so.
> There is one important change that might bite people. SUS says that -b
> doesn't take an argument. Newer versions of GNU patch are consistent
> with this as well. For pkgsrc users this is chance 1.31 of
> mk/platform/ There's an open PR for this item.
> Joerg

Hmm, sounds very good.


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