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Re: pkg/43766 (devel/libtool-base fails to build on Linux [patch])

The following reply was made to PR pkg/43766; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Aleksey Cheusov <>
Subject: Re: pkg/43766 (devel/libtool-base fails to build on Linux [patch])
Date: Sun, 15 May 2011 11:03:12 +0300

  >> State-Changed-From-To: open->closed
  >> State-Changed-By:
  >> State-Changed-When: Sun, 08 May 2011 13:32:57 +0000
  >> State-Changed-Why:
  >> A lot of packages fails with latest GNU patch.
  >> It is easier to not use it at all (TOOLS_PLATFORM.patch=/path/to/nbpatch)
 >  Should that be the default for Linux then?
 Yes, it may make sense. With GNU patch I see the following problems.
 1) It understands unified patch differently.
 2) It fails if files to be changed are marked as read-only.
 1) needs to be analysed.
 Best regards, Aleksey Cheusov.

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