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patching [2009/03/24 01:06]
netrolller3d --dry-run has a dash in the middle.
patching [2009/03/24 01:11]
netrolller3d Add info about fuzz and whitespace fixup.
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   * Play with the "-pX" value.  This allows you to strip directories off of the referenced files in the patch.  Try -p0, -p1, -p2, etc.   * Play with the "-pX" value.  This allows you to strip directories off of the referenced files in the patch.  Try -p0, -p1, -p2, etc.
   * The version of the patch may be wrong for your kernel version.  Check to ensure that the patch you are using is known to work properly against the kernel you are running.   * The version of the patch may be wrong for your kernel version.  Check to ensure that the patch you are using is known to work properly against the kernel you are running.
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   * In some rare cases, a few failures may still be ignored.   You can try compiling the program and see if it works.  Not a high probability but worth a try.   * In some rare cases, a few failures may still be ignored.   You can try compiling the program and see if it works.  Not a high probability but worth a try.
   * The version of the patch may be wrong for your kernel version.  Check to ensure that the patch you are using is known to work properly against the kernel you are running.  Most likely, you need an older or new version of the patch.   * The version of the patch may be wrong for your kernel version.  Check to ensure that the patch you are using is known to work properly against the kernel you are running.  Most likely, you need an older or new version of the patch.
 +  * If all hunks fail: The patch may be whitespace-damaged. Try adding the -l option to the patch command line.
 +  * Try applying the patch with the "fuzz" option: add "-F3" to the patch command line. (The number specifies the maximal fuzz allowed - 3 is a value that works well.)
   * If all else fails, you can try manually updating the source code by reviewing the patch and applying the changes by hand.   * If all else fails, you can try manually updating the source code by reviewing the patch and applying the changes by hand.
  
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