Re: stupid newbie question

From: Wheel of Fish! (
Date: 03/10/95

>    So, how do I use a patch file in linux? Tried about every way I could 
> think of, and most just lock me up. Guess I should have installed the 
> manual pages, but then I wouldn't have enough room left for Circle!
>   Sidethought... typing 'diff' by itself responds with command not found. 
> Is this a command from a package I didn't install? Sorry for this, only 
> had Linux for 4 weeks now...

in this case you would put the patch file in the directory above your
source dir (ir if you had ~/circle/src .. put the patch in ~/circle)

then type patch -p0 < patchpl6-pl6


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