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Re: A better patch(1)

From: Michael Still
Subject: Re: A better patch(1)
Date: Tue, 8 May 2001 20:29:21 +1000

On 8 May 2001, Akim Demaille wrote:

> Does anybody know something better than patch(1) when a patch fails?
> I often have to struggle hard to understand why a patch does not
> apply, patch(1) just rejects it.

Paul Mackerras (formerly of Linuxcare AU) has a program called dirdiff out
there. It displays the two code versions in X, and highlights what has
changed (which should make the ' obvious).



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