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Linux Forums: Using diff and patch

Mar 08, 2006, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Scott Robbins)

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"The diff and patch utilites can be intimidating to the newcomer, but they are not all that difficult to use, even for the non-programmer. If you are at all familiar with makefiles, you might find yourself frequently wanting to patch a file, either to correct an error that you've found or to add something that you need to the makefile.

"After I began using the mrxvt terminal, I wanted to give it Japanese capability. My main O/S is FreeBSD..."

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