Tom Dyas (email@example.com)
Wed, 26 Feb 97 12:18:38 EST
> On Wed, 26 Feb 1997, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
> > On Tue, 25 Feb 1997, Trevor Johnson wrote:
> > [SNIPPED]
> > >
> > > Try just applying 2.1.26-patch3.gz, without the earlier two. They're all
> > > diffs against the original stock Linux source.
> > > ___
> > > Trevor Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > >
> > Thanks, I'll try.
> > Cheers,
> > Dick Johnson
> I tried. I had to start from scratch twice. Once with a virgin linux tree,
> twice after I attempted to apply the patch ;(. DEATH to the source-code
> tree! It made messes of the ISDN and the sound stuff so 'make dep' failed.
> Further, it again placed much of the stuff in the default directory.
> I am now going to set my default directory to someplace that patch can't
> find the files to patch, then enter the name of the file(s) to patch when
> it prompts, one at a time. Maybe that will do it ;)!
Don't forget to use the -p0 option with the patch file. That option
should fix the "files in the default directory" problem.