This is the command applypatchp that can be run in the OnWorks free hosting provider using one of our multiple free online workstations such as Ubuntu Online, Fedora Online, Windows online emulator or MAC OS online emulator
applypatch - apply 'makepatch' generated script to update a source tree
applypatch [ options ] patch-kit
Applypatch applies a patch kit as generated by the makepatch program. It performs the
· First, it will extensively verify that the patch kit is complete and did not get
corrupted during transfer.
· Then it will apply some heuristics to verify that the directory in which the patch
will be applied does indeed contain the expected sources.
If a corruption or verification error is detected, applypatch exits without making
· If the kit is okay, and the directory seems to be the right one: it creates new files
and directories as necessary.
· Then it runs the patch program to apply the patch to the source files.
· Upon completion, obsolete files, directories and .orig files are removed, file modes
of new files are set, and the timestamps of all patched files are adjusted.
Applypatch takes one argument, the name of the patch kit as generated by makepatch. If no
name is specified, the patch kit is read from standard input.
Options are matched case insensitive, and may be abbreviated to uniqueness.
The name of the source directory to be patched.
Perform the checks on the patch kit and patch directory, but do not make any changes.
Force continuation of the patch process even when corruption or verification errors
are detected. This is very dangerous!
Do not remove patch backup files (with extension ".orig") upon completion.
The patch command to be used. Default is ""patch -p0 -N"". Additionally, a ""-s""
will be added unless option -verbose was specified.
This option will cause applypatch and the patch program to emit verbose progress
This option will cause applypatch and the patch program to emit no progress
information, only error messages.
The suffix used by (some versions of?) patch to back up the originals of patched
files. Upon completion, these files are removed by applypatch unless the option
-retain was specified. Default value if "".orig"".
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