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

Subject: Re: Diff and Patch Was Re: [stella] Dasm for Linux
From: Adam Thornton <adam@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2004 16:17:13 -0600
On Mon, 2004-03-29 at 15:38, Christopher Tumber wrote:
> 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...

Well, patch is line-oriented.  But yeah.  Especially since ROMS tend to
be fixed-length.


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