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Subject: Re: How to install patches?
Under "Applying a patch".
If we presume you're in a terminal (text) console in your rockbox
build directory, usually what you'll need to do is:
1. cd .. (to the root of the rockbox source
2. patch -p1 <patchfile (this can vary - might be -p0 or -p2)
3. cd build
"patchfile" is the .diff or .patch or .whatever you downloaded.
A textfile with the differences - generated by "diff", in a format
readable by "patch". Wow - gibberish...
Well, this applies to when the patch changes several source files, which
most often is the case.
Hope you work it out.
On Thu, 15 Apr 2004 at 11:32, Lucas wrote:
> I've got my system up and running to compile the source. I tested it and it
> works. My problem now is patching the file. Any help with that? I looked at
> the patch documentation, but it's not great. what file do I have to run from
> "patch" to get it running so I can then actaully patch my file?
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