Diff and Patch Was Re: [stella] Dasm for Linux

Subject: Diff and Patch Was Re: [stella] Dasm for Linux
From: Christopher Tumber <christophertumber@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2004 16:38:57 -0500
Adam wrote:

>Anyway, in Unix and things-like-Unix (Linux, Cygwin, whatever), you
>create a patch file with the diff command (diff file1 file2 > patchfile,
>or more usually diff -R dir1 dir2), and you patch with the patch
>command: patch < patchfile in the directory with file1 gives you file2. 
>diff and patch ought to be standard tools shipped with any Unixish OS.

You know, this would be a really, really good way to distribute ROM hacks and fixes without copyright worries...


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