patching problem

Ronald Hummelink maillist at hummelink.xs4all.nl
Mon Nov 24 09:28:23 PST 2003


On Mon, 2003-11-17 at 21:43, Josh Fisher wrote:
> i'm having problems with applying most patch files ... the format for 
> the type of error i'm getting is
> 
> patch: ******malformed patch at line 92: "ogram\r\n");
> 
> looking at the patch file, it looks like there's a break at the end of 
> the previous line between
> pr and ogram so i manually fixed that and reapplied the patch, but 
> there was a similar problem below that, etc.  i tried running patch 
> with the --ignore-whitespace option but that didn't work.  i'm using 
> bash 2.05a in debian.  i'm sure there's an easy way to get around this, 
> but i've been reading man pages and archived mailing lists for a few 
> hours now and am at wits end.  thanks for any advice.

You seem to have damaged the patches downloading them. Did you use
Internet Explorer or something (rather common)

Ronald

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