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Re: problem with patch 6.0.046

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  • Benji Fisher
    ... Thanks, it works now. My mistake was thinking that -p2 applied to the *** line and not the --- line. --Benji Fisher
    Message 1 of 8 , Nov 1, 2001
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      On Thursday, November 1, 2001, at 11:04 AM, Dan Sharp wrote:

      >> From: Benji Fisher <fisherbb@...>
      >>
      >> *** ../vim60.1/src/auto/configure Mon Sep 10 11:39:17 2001
      >> --- src/auto/configure Thu Sep 27 22:20:19 2001
      >>
      >> so I go to my vim60/ directory and do
      >>
      >> % patch -p2 << ../patches/6.0.003
      >
      > You want to use -p0 instead of -p2 . The patch is trying to patch,
      > relative to the current directory (vim60 in your case),
      > src/auto/configure. The -p2 means "strip off the first two directories
      > of the file to patch" so the src/auto is being removed and it is trying
      > to patch configure in the current directory. -p0 means "don't remove
      > any directories" and will correctly patch src/auto/configure.

      Thanks, it works now. My mistake was thinking that -p2 applied to
      the *** line and not the --- line.

      --Benji Fisher
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