Incompatibility of PIC and non-PIC

Alan Modra
Sun, 20 Aug 2000 14:19:05 +1000 (EST)

On Sat, 19 Aug 2000, Matthew Wilcox wrote:

> btw, is there any option to cvs diff which produces files which can be
> applied by any known version of patch?  in my experience, patch can't
> find files specified by Index: lines _unless_ both the +++ and the ---
> files can't be found -- which is rarely the case with common names such
> as Makefile or ChangeLog.

I haven't found one, and it's a real pain.  I tend to edit patches
covering multiple directories before passing them to patch.

"sed -e '/^[+-][+-]/d' < cvs_diff_file | patch -p0 --posix" ought to work.

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