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EDR-DOS "patch" tool (Developers)

posted by rr(R) Homepage E-mail, Berlin, Germany, 24.01.2017, 21:40

> Two questions:
> (1) Does anyone know more about the PATCH program or have documentation?

Patch is vanilla DJGPP patch.

$ PATCH.EXE -v
patch 2.5.3
Copyright 1984-1988 Larry Wall
Copyright 1989-1998 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

This program comes with NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
You may redistribute copies of this program
under the terms of the GNU General Public License.
For more information about these matters, see the file named COPYING.

written by Larry Wall with lots o' patches by Paul Eggert


Patch is used for applying patches only.
To create patches you need its companion Diff. Try something like:
diff -aprNU5 origfolder myfolder > my.diff.

IIRC, you can use KDiff3 or WinMerge for that task too, if you're working on Windows.

 

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