Re: aplying patches

Neil Moore (
Wed, 30 Oct 1996 21:33:13 -0500

> When you apply a patch, first change directory to /usr/src (assuming your
> source tree is installed under /usr/src/linux) and then run:
> zcat <filename> | patch -p0
> The -p0 is very important.

And, just for the sake of information, if your source tree is not
in */linux, change to the directory it is in, and do:

zcat <file> | patch -p1

I also recommend using -s to keep it from displaying all the noise --
this makes it easier to determine whether there were rejects.

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