Estimated build time: 0.1 SBU Estimated required disk space: 1.9 MB
The patch program modifies a file according to a patch file. A patch file usually is a list, created by the diff program, that contains instructions on how an original file needs to be modified.
Installed program: patch
Patch depends on: Bash, Binutils, Coreutils, Diffutils, GCC, Glibc, Grep, Make, Sed.
Prepare Patch for compilation:
CPPFLAGS=-D_GNU_SOURCE ./configure --prefix=/tools
The preprocessor flag -D_GNU_SOURCE is only needed on the PowerPC platform. On other architectures you can leave it out.
Compile the program:
Then install it and its documentation: