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How to apply a patch?

Discussion in 'Installing and Upgrading FreeBSD' started by mefizto, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. mefizto

    mefizto New Member

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    Greetings all,

    I was wondering if there is some explanation how to apply patches in FreeBSD.

    Let us say that a patch file somePatch.patch exists. How does one apply it?

    Kindest regards,

    M
     
  2. wblock@

    wblock@ Administrator Staff Member Administrator Moderator Developer

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    patch(1) is a start. The patch file should have a path to the file to be patched.