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Re: after patch configure fails

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: after patch configure fails
Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2002 16:36:37 -0400
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On Tue, Sep 24, 2002 at 01:59:30PM -0600, Robert Lopez wrote:
> I found this info when searching the web which
> describes the exact problem I had just experienced ....
> but after downloading  ncurses-5.2-20020907.tar.gz
> and (unsuccessfully) patching with 
> ncurses-5.2-20020914.patch
> and
> ncurses-5.2-20020921.patch
> the attempt to ./configure no longer works correctly.
> [103]% patch <ncurses-5.2-20020914.patch
> patching file NEWS
> patching file configure
> patching file configure.in
> patching file dist.mk
> can't find file to patch at input line 261
> Perhaps you should have used the -p or --strip option?

It should work properly if you had done
> [103]% patch -p1 <ncurses-5.2-20020914.patch

> Since the documentation files were patched I suppose I
> used the patch command correctly. The dir name ending
> in `+' is a concern to me. 

The one ending in "+" is the usual name I give to the older directory.
It's an artifact of the way I generate the patch files.
> But, even without the patches being successful, the
> configure no longer works correctly.  It did not have
> this problem with the ncurses-5.2 just moment before
> and after the above.  So, I think configure is now
> broken.

probably not (I think the patching process broke it).

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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