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Subject: Can't apply patch file....

Can't apply patch file....

From: David Reis <>
Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2003 15:42:13 -0500

I am having difficulty applying my own patch.

Something missing??

Brain stall ???

Source tree:

modified files:

cd /home/dlr/rockbox-daily-20030304

diff -u apps/playlist.h /home/dlr/pfiles/apps/playlist.h >patchfile

diff -u apps/playlist.c /home/dlr/pfiles/apps/playlist.c >>patchfile

diff -u apps/screens.c /home/dlr/pfiles/apps/screens.c >>patchfile

diff -u apps/lang/english.lang /home/dlr/pfiles/apps/lang/english.lang

then run "patch < patchfile"

recieve errors....
$ patch < patchfile
can't find file to patch at input line 3
Perhaps you should have used the -p or --strip option?
The text leading up to this was:
|--- apps/playlist.h 2003-03-04 15:14:07.000000000 -0500
|+++ /home/dlr/pfiles/apps/playlist.h 2003-03-04 15:13:32.000000000 -0500
File to patch:

Any Ideas ???

patchfile attached.


  • application/octet-stream attachment: patchfile
Received on 2003-03-04

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