[PD] howto patch .diff files ?

IOhannes m zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Fri Mar 9 08:54:33 CET 2007

Rich E wrote:
> I was using Pd-extended for a while and I came to like [closebang],  but
> now I've updated to Miller's .40-1 version.. which doesn't have it.  I
> found the closeinitbang.diff file on sourceforge, but I don't understand
> how to apply it to the source package.
> I try:
> patch closeinitbang.diff


> and it hangs up... maybe I'm bad at reading manuals.

man patch

patch waits for the diff-file at the stdin, it doesn't read the file
itself (probably there is a switch, but i don't know)


patch < closeinitbang.diff


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