5.25. Patch-2.5.4

The Patch package contains a program for modifying or creating files by applying a “patch” file typically created by the diff program.

Approximate build time: less than 0.1 SBU
Required disk space: 1.6 MB

5.25.1. Installation of Patch

Prepare Patch for compilation:

./configure --prefix=/tools

Compile the package:


This package does not come with a test suite.

Install the package:

make install

Details on this package are located in Section 6.48.2, “Contents of Patch.”