HowTo: apply a "patch" ?!
vincent.trouilliez at modulonet.fr
Tue May 17 04:26:31 UTC 2005
On Tue, 2005-05-17 at 04:56 +0200, Vincent Trouilliez wrote:
> I went to file a bug for the "file-roller" in Hoary, but I found a bug
> report already about it. Nice thing is that someone there offered a
> "patch" to cure the problem :
> Newb question, of course... how the hell does one apply "patches".
Okay, I made some progress. Seems that the "patch" is intended to be
used by the "patch" command, which will be in charge of updating the C
source file. Problem... I searched Synaptic for "roller". I found the
file-roller program, but not the the source code ! :o(
I do have the "source" repositories enabled, but still can't find it.
I thought I could maybe just get some source from the programs website,
but shocking, can't find it anywhere at www.gnome.org/projects nor
gnomefiles.org , can't believe it :-/
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