Re: Patches

Alan Cox (
Wed, 26 Feb 1997 22:20:50 +0000 (GMT)

> I tried. I had to start from scratch twice. Once with a virgin linux tree,
> twice after I attempted to apply the patch ;(. DEATH to the source-code
> tree! It made messes of the ISDN and the sound stuff so 'make dep' failed.
> Further, it again placed much of the stuff in the default directory.

You need to use patch with the -p0 option so it places new files in the
right place. Then it works better