> Is it too late to consider distributing a patching mechanism with the
> upcoming release?
> Probably everyone has some sort of utility for doing this; I've got
> GenPatches and ApplyPatches which traverse the source tree looking for
> ".orig" files and running diff on any it finds, saving the results to
> .patch files. If we packaged these routines (perhaps slightly modified
> to encapsulate any patches into a specific area; or we could use someone
> else's routines) into a new directory
> then we could generate standard patch tarballs which people could put
> into that directory and then automatically expand and apply.
> Does anyone want to work on it?
The Developer's FAQ mentions our difforig, cporig, rmorig tools. To
apply the patch, just use any standard patch program, no?
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