Re: [htdig] Re: Description patch

Peter Polkinghorne (
Tue, 23 Mar 1999 09:22:04 +0100

> Antti Rauramo wrote:
> > Oh well, I seem to save the patches somehow wrong, because my (Solaris) patch program says
> > "I can't seem to find a patch in there anywhere."
> Solaris' 'patch' program does not understand uni-diffs, and in fact it
> sucks the big cheese wheel in general. If you are going to do any
> development involving free software on a Solaris box, you want as a bare
> minimum the following items from GNU:
> gcc
> patch
> make
> and for htdig you need libstdc++ obviously.
> All of these are available in source, and most are available from
> in pkg format.
> Good luck,
> Doug

Just to point out, it is quite possible to build htdig with the standard Sun
C++ compiler (I used 4.2) and Sun make (this was with Solaris 2.5.1). However
I agree about patch.

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